[Python-Dev] Re: The os module, unix and win32

Paul Moore pf_moore at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Jan 8 17:41:19 EST 2004

Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> writes:

> How many APIs would have to be copied from win32all to enable
> implementing popen5 in Python?

My (so far relatively trivial) prototype implementation uses 7, but
they are a fairly mixed bunch. In many cases, only one of a "group" is
needed (GetStdHandle but not SetStdHandle, and WaitForSingleObject,
but none of the other WaitForXXX functions).

I'm not sure what to conclude from this...

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