[Python-Dev] Why is spawn*p* not available on Windows?

Martin v. L÷wis martin@v.loewis.de
10 Apr 2003 22:36:54 +0200


"Shane Holloway (IEEE)" <shane.holloway@ieee.org> writes:

> So, after all that, I looked in standard library header file for
> process.h and found function prototypes for the various _spawn
> functions.  Would it make sense to add support for "spawnvp" and
> "spawnvpe" to posixmodule.c?  Should it be guarded by the existing
> HAVE_SPAWNV, new HAVE_SPAWNVP, or by MS_WINDOWS definitions?

Adding a HAVE_SPAWNVP would be most appropriate, IMO.

Regards,
Martin