[Python-Dev] Platforms missing both fork and popen2/3

Steve Holden sholden@holdenweb.com
Sun, 18 Aug 2002 14:40:01 -0400

> Steve wrote:
> > The "third leg" of the CGIHTTPServer run_cgi() method is only taken if
> > platform's os module contains neither fork nor popen2 nor popen3
> > My platform experience is pretty much limited to the mainstream . Which
> > platforms are we looking at here besides Macintosh OS 9 and prior?
> Python, before 2.0, on non-unix platforms.

Thanks. I'm happy to ignore that one for the purposes of a 2.3 fix. I'm not
sure whether I ought to be looking at backporting this one to 2.2, though.
The *HTTPServer modules are so patently not production-quality code I
suspect it won't matter.

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