[Python-Dev] new popen for win32!
Sun, 9 Jul 2000 19:48:52 -0400
> - first, a stupid question: is the popen2 and popen3
> versions replacements for the corresponding functions
> in the popen2 module.
I believe Bill was first :-) Note that the param order may be different,
and should be made the same.
> (or to put it another way: should the popen2 module
> be modified to use these functions on Windows?)
> - should this go into the "nt" (posix) module, or should
> I create a new module?
for no good reason, I would lean towards the NT module, but a seperate
> - "win32popenWin9x.exe" is a rather unwieldy name for a
> file. does anyone have a better suggestion?
I think the name can be unwieldy, as no one will ever execute this
directly. The name should reflect its purpose, so no one says "hey - I
never run this .exe, so I can remove it.
I agree with Tim that "popen9x.exe" is fine.
> - I'm using VC5 on this box, so I should probably avoid
> checking in my modified project files. any VC6-wielding
> volunteers out there?
If its not done by the time I return to Oz, I will be happy to do it.
However, I bet Bill beats me too it (unless someone explains to Tim what is
expected of him, and off he goes :-)