[Python-Dev] deprecate commands.getstatus()

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Mar 23 02:44:26 CET 2007

Titus Brown wrote:

> I could add in a 'system'-alike call easily enough; that was suggested.
> But I think
> 	returncode = subprocess.call("program")
> is pretty simple, isn't it?

Something to keep in mind is that system() doesn't
directly launch a process running the command, it
uses a shell. So it's not just simple sugar for
some subprocess.* call.


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