[Python-Dev] r87010 - in python/branches/py3k: Doc/library/subprocess.rst Lib/subprocess.py Lib/test/test_subprocess.py

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sun Dec 5 20:12:51 CET 2010

On Sun, 5 Dec 2010 11:08:43 -0800
"Gregory P. Smith" <greg at krypto.org> wrote:
> Sleeping on the issue some more and pondering it...
> Is there any _good_ reason not to just make the close_fds default change in
> 3.2 today?  No warning (since they're never seen by most people anyways).
>  Document it in Misc/NEWS and whatsnew.rst.

Yes, it will break many scripts under Windows.
That's the core of the issue, really. I agree under Unix it makes
sense to change the default.



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