[Python-Dev] PEP 324: popen5 - New POSIX process module

Barry Scott barry at barrys-emacs.org
Sun Jan 4 10:16:18 EST 2004

At 04-01-2004 00:14, Martin v. Loewis wrote:
>>With popen5, you can do it *without* using the shell.
>Why is that a good thing?

Because using the shell on windows is causing a DOS box window to appear for
every popen2/3/4 use in a windowed python program on Windows.


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