[Python-Dev] Why spawnvp not implemented on Windows?

Ronald Oussoren ronaldoussoren at mac.com
Thu Oct 12 23:59:16 CEST 2006

On Oct 12, 2006, at 11:53 PM, Alexey Borzenkov wrote:

> On 10/13/06, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
>> Please consider also exposing _wspawnvp, depending on whether path
>> argument is a Unicode object or not. See PEP 277 for guidance.
>> Since this would go into 2.6, support for Windows 95 isn't mandatory.
> Umm... do you mean that spawn*p* on python 2.5 is an absolute no?

Unless you have a time machine and manage to get it in before 2.5.0  
is released :-). Micro releases (2.5.1, 2.5.2, ...) only contain  
bugfixes, not new features.


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