How to capture output of os.spawnv()?
donn at u.washington.edu
Thu Feb 14 19:36:25 CET 2002
Quoth Carel Fellinger <cfelling at iae.nl>:
| Donn Cave <donn at drizzle.com> wrote:
| > Check it out. Not popen, but as they say, "popen2 et al."
| > It will exec the command on its own, no shell, if you give it
| > an argument list. If you give it a string, it will use the
| > shell.
| How is one supposed to know this? (excluding reading the source or
| remembering from the last time you brought this up:)
| I've reread the fine manuals, but can't find a clue hinting at this
| interesting behaviour.
I guess I should read the manuals some time. I wonder if they explain
why os.popen2 reverses the order of popen2.popen2's returns.
Donn Cave, donn at u.washington.edu
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