[Python-Dev] Is it possible to switch into the context of a child-process, spawned by "subprocess" module?

Joaquin Sargiotto joaquinsargiotto at gmail.com
Mon Dec 24 15:26:37 CET 2012

El dic 24, 2012 4:59 a.m., "Ajay Garg" <ajaygargnsit at gmail.com> escribió:
> Hi all.
> This is more of knowing whether something is possible in the core python
architecture; hence the question to this mailing-list :)
> I have a situation where I am spawning a child process via "subprocess"
> This child process is equivalent to the process that would have been
created, if I had run a vanilla python-script in another shell.
> In this (new) (child) process, new objects are instantiated, and methods
get called on those objects as usual.
> Now, what I need is to somehow switch into this (new) (child) process
from the current (parent) process, and be able to call
> Also, please note that since the child process contains GUI, I intend to
have the results of calling the methods-on-the-objects-of-the-child-process
being effective on the child-process GUI.
> Is it possible? Or am I trying to achieve something impossible as per

Hint: xmlrpclib.

And that should be the end of this thread.


> I will be thankful for any pointers regarding this.
> Regards,
> Ajay
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