os.system(cmd) isn't working
Tjarko de Jong
tjarko at dutlbcz.lr.tudelft.nl
Thu Jun 23 16:28:42 CEST 2005
On Thu, 23 Jun 2005 00:02:55 -0400, Gregory Piñero
<gregpinero at gmail.com> wrote:
>I'm trying to run this statement:
>os.system(r'"C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe"' + '
>The goal is to have firefox open to that website.
>When I type r'"C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe"' + '
>"www.blendedtechnologies.com"' in the python interpreter I get:
>'"C:\\Program Files\\Mozilla Firefox\\firefox.exe"
>And when I copy this into my command prompt (less outermost ' )
>firefox opens up to that page like I would expect. However in python
>nothing happens and I get exit status 1.
>I'm using Python 2.3 on Windows XP pro service pack 2.
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