[Python-Dev] Re: subprocess - updated popen5 module
erik at heneryd.com
Sat Oct 9 19:46:38 CEST 2004
Haven't really read the PEP/tried the module, so I can't comment on it
specifically, but +1 on a proper subprocess module. Implemented
something like this myself some time ago.
Peter Astrand wrote:
>>Am I missing something? Can these be renamed now before it gets
> I'd prefer not to rename the call() function. The name is short and
> simple, and the function is very much used. I'm positive to renaming the
> callv() function, though. One obvious name would be "calll", but that's
> quite ugly. How about "lcall"? Then we can keep the "callv" name for
> backwards compatibility.
Don't think backwards compatibility is that much of an issue. Since
you're renaming it subprocess (+1 on the name) old code will have to be
-1 on function names conflicting with the exec/spawn way of naming things.
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