os.popen3 with windows; help?

Tony C cappy2112 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 28 21:10:44 CEST 2004

Michele Petrazzo <michele.petrazzo at TOGLIunipex.it> wrote in message 
> The problem is that there are spaces into the path. Try to user 
> os.popen3('"C:\\Program\ Files\\ds9\\ds9"').
> The better choice is:
> path_complete = os.path.join('c:\\', 'Program Files', 'ds', 'ds9')
> os.popen3('"'+ path_complete +'"' )
> It work for me.
> Michele

Try using raw strings, as I had posted in my reply.
Then you don't have to mess with joining strings, or using double
backslashes, or qoutes within quotes.

>>os.popen3(r"C:\Program\ Files\ds9\ds9")

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