[New-bugs-announce] [issue17824] pty.spawn handles errors improperly

Gustavo Niemeyer report at bugs.python.org
Wed Apr 24 04:59:30 CEST 2013

New submission from Gustavo Niemeyer:

This simple script will spawn N Python interpreters that aren't properly collected due to the improper error handling:

import pty
for i in range(N):
    try: pty.spawn(["/non-existent"])
    except: pass

components: Library (Lib)
messages: 187681
nosy: niemeyer
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: pty.spawn handles errors improperly
type: behavior
versions: Python 3.3

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