cgi integration question

Ken ken at
Fri Oct 11 14:03:20 CEST 2002

Hi there, I have a question on integration with python and C++.

I have 2 sets of code. Python is used to display interface and C++ is used
backend execution. The executed result is saved to file so the python can
it and display back on the screen.

When I execute the python  program:

1. How do I make the python to initiate execution of the C++ program and
over values/arguments?

2. How does python know when the C++ program finished execution so it can
the result file to read from?

If passing values/arguments isn't a possibility, I can get around it by
writing the values to file and have the backend read values from
file......but I still need to know how to invoke a backend program from


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