[issue8147] os.system and standard C function system() limitations

Brian Curtin report at bugs.python.org
Mon Mar 15 14:43:21 CET 2010


Brian Curtin <curtin at acm.org> added the comment:

That would depend on the implementation of the system() call on your platform. There are already two notes for Unix and Windows right below that paragraph.

Going further into lower level specifics of the system() call is outside the scope of that documentation and is a quick internet search away.

For example:
posix - http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/000095399/functions/system.html
Windows - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/277bwbdz.aspx

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priority:  -> low
resolution:  -> rejected
status: open -> closed

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