help!! getting output from another process line by line, using popen

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Fri Jan 17 12:25:01 CET 2003


cout <cout at netvigator.com> writes:

> There are 2 python scripts, one is to print out the output(output.py),
> the other is supposed to get std output from output.py line by line.
> However, it only get all the result after 40 seconds. Not during the
> executing process. Any ideas?

Yes, but you probably don't want to hear them <wink>.

This is probably all to do with terminals and the mysterious concepts
of "line discipline" and ptys and things.  How badly do you want this
to work?

Cheers,
M.

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