[Python-Dev] A question about the subprocess implementation

Vinay Sajip vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Jan 8 13:09:38 CET 2012

Phil Vandry <vandry <at> TZoNE.ORG> writes:

> proc.stdin, proc.stdout, and proc.stderr aren't meant to be a reference 
> to the file that got connected to the subprocess' stdin/stdout/stderr. 
> They are meant to be a reference to the OTHER END of the pipe that got 
> connected. 

Of course, and I've been using them like that, in general. But reading those two
sentences above made the light bulb come on :-)


Vinay Sajip

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