os.system always opens new window on Windows XP/2000
Kent Hsu (Hsu, Chih-Peng)
cphsu at zen.com.tw
Wed Jan 7 09:33:17 CET 2004
John <ohgoddearlord at yahoo.com> wrote in message
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> Can anyone tell me how to run a bunch of commands in the same command
> line window? When I do this:
If you just want to hide the console window, try
If you want to set environment variables, I think batch file is OK.
> it opens a new window for every system call. The alternative I can
> think of is to write out the command to a batch file and run that, but
> I'm wondering if there is a better way to do it.
> Partly it is annoying to have 20 cmd windows flash on the screen, but
> also I don't think it works if I do something like this:
> system("set envvar=hi")
> since I think the envvar does not persist once the command window is
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