[Python-Dev] test_popen broken on Win2K

Jeff Epler jepler@unpythonic.net
Sat, 8 Mar 2003 08:38:44 -0600

When I tackled this problem for a program of mine, I ended up making sure
that I always used the "short filename" form for the program to be
executed.  This way, there were no spaces in the filename and no need to
quote them.

However, the function I used to do this comes from win32<something>, so
test_popen can't use it.  Nor can Python fix this up for all users of