Communication between two programs on unix

Cliff Wells clifford.wells at
Wed Jan 22 06:14:58 CET 2003

On Tue, 2003-01-21 at 20:14, morden wrote:
> I want to connect the standard output of the tkinter app to the stdin of 
> the motif app to return results and connect stdout of motif app to the
> input of the tkinter app. Is that doable? I suppose this is what 
> os.popen will do. Right?
> Scenario #1: I run my tkinter program with no flags and it
> 	popens motif app it should communicate with
> Scenario #2: I connect to a remote system using 'cu' from uucp package
> 	and run a unix app there communicating to my tkinter app spawned
> 	with ~+ sequence in cu (that's what you use to run rz/sz over cu 
> session, right?)
> Scenario #3: I use ssh to get into a remote system and run a unix app 
> there. I have the following question about this scenario: How would I 
> connect input of the tkinter program to the output
> of the motif app and vice versa in this case? Is there any way to tell 
> ssh client to do this or I would have to modify my apps to have support 
> for ssl/tls?

As a starting point:

Cliff Wells <clifford.wells at>

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