os.popen3 delivers no error exist status ?

robert no-spam at no-spam-no-spam.com
Thu Mar 2 16:56:45 CET 2006


os.popen3 delivers no error exit status on .close()  - while os.popen does

Is this intended or a bug? How do I get the status?

Robert

Python 2.4.1 (#2, May  5 2005, 11:32:06)
[GCC 3.3.5 (Debian 1:3.3.5-12)] on linux2
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 >>> import os
 >>> csi,cso,cse=os.popen3('recodex latin1:utf8 <text.lat1-noexist.txt','r')
 >>> csi.close();cso.read();cso.close();cse.read();cso.close()
''
'/bin/sh: line 1: text.lat1-noexist.txt: No such file or directory\n'
 >>> cso=os.popen('recode latin1:utf8 <text.lat1-noexist.txt','r')
 >>> sh: line 1: text.lat1-noexist.txt: No such file or directory

 >>> cso.read();cso.close()
''
256
 >>>






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