What IPC accessible from Python

Guenther Starnberger gst at sysfrog.org
Sun Feb 18 19:38:35 CET 2001


<abouf066 at aix2.uottawa.ca> writes:

> I need to spawn a process within a python application and I need >
> to have some communication between the child and the parent. Sockets
> are > 'sort of heavy' for my application. I was thinking to use a
> shared memory > or a pipe but I did not find any documentation
> (example) to understand how > this would be used.

try the popen2 module.

import popen2
foo=popen2.Popen3(command,1,1024)
foo.tochild.write("hello")

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