BUG pythonw vs subprocess

Robin Becker robin at SPAMREMOVEjessikat.fsnet.co.uk
Thu Jun 2 09:53:58 CEST 2005

John J. Lee wrote:
> Paul Rubin <http://phr.cx@NOSPAM.invalid> writes:
>>I thought pythonw didn't provide a console and so it could be that
>>stdin and stdout aren't connected to anything.  Popen therefore doesn't
>>make sense.  You have to use sockets or something.
> Yeah... I don't know about module subprocess, but I recall there's a
> known bug where pythonw actually crashes on win9x when you write to
> sys.stdout, since it's not connected to anything...
> John
So then it's not possible to get pythonw apps eg tkinter guis to use 
subprocess properly? Seems a bit daft to me.

Robin Becker

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