[New-bugs-announce] [issue7294] MSDN URL in subprocess.py is incorrect

Eric Smith report at bugs.python.org
Mon Nov 9 15:34:23 CET 2009

New submission from Eric Smith <eric at trueblade.com>:

subprocess.py includes this comment, in list2cmdline():

    # See
    # http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/vccelng/htm/progs_12.asp

MSDN gets reorganized with surprising regularity, and this URL is no
longer valid. I think the current URL is:
The best way to find this is to go to:
and search on "Parsing C++ Command-Line Arguments".

components: Library (Lib)
keywords: easy
messages: 95081
nosy: eric.smith
severity: normal
status: open
title: MSDN URL in subprocess.py is incorrect
versions: Python 2.7

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