[Python-Dev] Re: subprocess - updated popen5 module
lunz at falooley.org
Fri Oct 8 20:16:20 CEST 2004
astrand at lysator.liu.se said:
> I've recieved very positive feedback on my module. Many users are also
> asking me if this module will be included in the standard library.
> That is, of course, my wish as well.
> So, can the subprocess module be accepted? If not, what needs to be
I've been watching the progression of subprocess with some interest. It
looks encouraging, and is exactly the sort of thing I need for my work.
One small nit I've noticed: aren't the names of subprocess.call() and
subprocess.callv() reversed? If you look at unix execl() and execv(),
execl() takes a variable-length argument list and execv() takes a list
(vector?) of arguments. But it's the opposite for subprocess -- callv()
takes a variable-length arg list and call() takes a list of args.
Am I missing something? Can these be renamed now before it gets
More information about the Python-Dev