os.system(cmd) isn't working

Terry Hancock hancock at anansispaceworks.com
Thu Jun 23 21:01:48 CEST 2005


On Thursday 23 June 2005 01:19 am, Paul Watson wrote:
> "Gregory Piñero" <gregpinero at gmail.com> wrote in message 
> news:mailman.787.1119499378.10512.python-list at python.org...
> os.system(r'"C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe"' + '
> "www.blendedtechnologies.com"')
> 
> The goal is to have firefox open to that website.

You don't have any spaces between the command and the argument,
I would assume they'd be necessary. I also notice you are quoting
the quotes here, so I presume you actually need them (maybe this is
because you have an embedded space in the filename?).

Need I mention that using filenames with spaces is a great evil? ;-)

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