Question about StringIO
Diez B. Roggisch
deets at nospam.web.de
Sun Oct 9 12:40:21 CEST 2005
Frank Millman wrote:
> Hi all
> I understand that StringIO creates a file-like object in memory.
> Is it possible to invoke another program, using os.system() or
> os.popen(), and use the < redirect operator, so that the other program
> reads my StringIO object as its input?
No. Processes don't share memory - thus you have to either use a temp
file, or pipes.
> BTW, I have tried using popen2() and passing my data via stdin, but the
> other program (psql) does not react well to this - again, I will give
> more info if necessary.
Better do so :)
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