[Python-Dev] "Deprecation" of os.system in favor of subprocess?

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Oct 24 23:24:11 EDT 2018

My take on this is that os.system() is there because it's part
of the C stdlib, and Python generally aims to provide wrappers
for all of the C stdlib facilities. It's not Python's place to
start making value judgements about which things are worthy of
being wrapped and which aren't.


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