os.popen3 with windows; help?

Sean Blakey pythonista at gmail.com
Tue Oct 26 02:26:31 CEST 2004


On Tue, 26 Oct 2004 00:41:39 +0200, "@gmail.com Sylvain Defresne
<"sdefresne> wrote:
> > So I tried being specific:
> > os.popen3("C:\\Program Files\\ds9\\ds9")
> > This also fails and the program that is not found is "C:\Program",
> > suggesting that the space in "Program Files" is causing the problem. The
> > following failed in exactly the same way:
> > os.popen3("C:\\Program\ Files\\ds9\\ds9")
> >
> > Any suggestions?
> 
> I don't have a windows to test, but does the following works (that is
> protecting the space from the shell by enclosing the path in double
> quote) ?
> 
>     os.popen3('"C:\\Program Files\\ds9\\ds9.exe"')
> 
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