Capture output from stderr
grante at visi.com
Wed Aug 6 02:30:13 CEST 2003
In article <a7a67196.0308051626.393446ea at posting.google.com>, klappnase wrote:
> I am trying to program a Tkinter application for linux, so I want to
> run a shell command from the gui and capture its output on the fly
> while the process is still running in order to display the progress
> messages in a toplevel window so the user may watch what is going on
> (the execution of the shell command may take a few minutes). Because
> the output is printed to stderr I thought I should use a popen2.Popen4
> instance for that, like:
> self.pp = popen2.Popen4("exec cmd")
> I tried something like
> def getmsg(self):
> msg = self.pp.fromchild
> newmsg = msg.read(100)
> ...(do something)...
> self.master.after(1000, self.getmsg)
I've always used a read handler for this in the past, and it worked fine.
I don't have an example handy...
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