spawnv question

Erno Kuusela erno-news at
Wed Feb 14 09:16:12 CET 2001

In article <slrn98iocg.16.cerutti at>,
cerutti at (Neil Cerutti) writes:

| Dave Brueck posted:
|| argv[0] is reserved for the program name.

| Python gives you the ability to call programs while supplying an
| erroneous program names to them. This is very useful, and it
| makes perfect sense if you know various C libraries. After all,
| spawning external programs should only be attempted by
| experienced programmers.

there is no way to tell what is an erroneous program name
to you (short of popping up a dialog box and asking) :)

  -- erno

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