popen

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Fri Jun 22 18:37:27 CEST 2001


"Benjamin.Altman" <benjamin.altman at noaa.gov> writes:

> I was wondering when something like popen2 would used over popen.  

When you need access to both the stdout and the stdin of the spawned
process?

> What> is the advantage of running as a sub-process?

popen "runs as a sub-process" too.  Either you or I are failing to
understand something here...

Cheers,
M.

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