spawning unix command processes which run in parallel and simultaneously
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
fdrake at acm.org
Mon Jun 11 17:24:53 CEST 2001
> The documentation seems to have the wrong argument order for popen2, popen3,
> and popen4, where the optional bufsize and more arguments are swapped
> (should read "popen2 (cmd[, mode [, bufsize]])").
> The documentation is in the os module under "6.1.2 File Object Creation"
> presumably because it creates file like objects. I would have expected it
> to be in "6.1.5 Process Management", or at least a cross-reference there.
Thanks for pointing this out; I've made the appropriate corrections
and additions to the Library Reference. The updates will be part of
the manuals for Python 2.1.1 and 2.2.
And please don't hesitate to CC: additional suggestions to be me at
python-docs at python.org, or submit them via the Python bug tracker at
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
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