problem with os.system command length

jon c jon_couchman at
Tue Feb 10 11:55:26 CET 2004

I am using python 2.3
windows 2000

I try and run a very long command using os.system(cmd)

but it is too long to be run, I get the following error

the following character string is too long:

although this is not directly a python problem, I was wondering if anyone 
knew a quick way of solving it?

cheers, Jon

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