[Python-Dev] os.wait unweirding

Greg Ewing greg@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Tue, 24 Sep 2002 10:20:08 +1200 (NZST)

Hunter Peress <hu.peress@mail.mcgill.ca>:

> I think that os.wait() without any arguments should wait
> for all chilren, not wait for the earliest executed child.

Actually, it waits for *any* one child to exit, not
necessarily the first one spawned.

In any case, the functions in the os module are supposed
to be direct wrappers of the platform's system calls.

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