Bug? - win32pipe.popen2 is moody under W98

Eric Johnson ejohnson at netcom.com
Wed Nov 17 05:45:55 CET 1999


"Mark Hammond" <mhammond at skippinet.com.au> writes:

>Eric Johnson wrote in message <80qkbv$2m5$1 at nntp5.atl.mindspring.net>...

>>Can anyone say either way whether this can be expected to work under
>>W98?

>Unfortunately it is not.  This is mentioned in the Python FAQ (including a
>link to the MS KB article that documents the bug)

>On the brighter side, Bill Tutt finally decided to work around this bug in
>Windows 98.  It will be there in the next version of win32all.  In the
>mean-time, I could probably send you the necessary updates... 

An upcoming work around in win32all is sufficient for me.  I'll keep
an eye out for it on your site and happily abuse it when it appears.

-Eric




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