Start and control an extern program

Miki Tebeka miki.tebeka at
Fri Mar 12 01:46:53 CET 2004

Hello Axel,

> I want to start an extern program  and simple stop it, after a
> given time, if not succesfull finished.  
> OS is Linux
Use a Timer object and os.kill.
Usually when a program exit successfully it's return value will be 0 
(the result of sys.exit for example)


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