[Python-checkins] bpo-24888: Clarify subprocess.check_call propagates exceptions if unable to start process (GH-28018)

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Tue Sep 7 14:16:56 EDT 2021


https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/19a304ba990481f0381a5316096b6b3cf2dff381
commit: 19a304ba990481f0381a5316096b6b3cf2dff381
branch: main
author: DonnaDia <37962843+DonnaDia at users.noreply.github.com>
committer: ambv <lukasz at langa.pl>
date: 2021-09-07T20:16:44+02:00
summary:

bpo-24888: Clarify subprocess.check_call propagates exceptions if unable to start process (GH-28018)

files:
M Doc/library/subprocess.rst

diff --git a/Doc/library/subprocess.rst b/Doc/library/subprocess.rst
index af5463364c44b..21a96a4bd5ff5 100644
--- a/Doc/library/subprocess.rst
+++ b/Doc/library/subprocess.rst
@@ -1149,6 +1149,8 @@ calls these functions.
    code was zero then return, otherwise raise :exc:`CalledProcessError`. The
    :exc:`CalledProcessError` object will have the return code in the
    :attr:`~CalledProcessError.returncode` attribute.
+   If :func:`check_call` was unable to start the process it will propagate the exception
+   that was raised.
 
    Code needing to capture stdout or stderr should use :func:`run` instead::
 



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