os.wait() losing child?

Hrvoje Niksic hniksic at xemacs.org
Fri Jul 13 18:57:14 CEST 2007

Jason Zheng <Xin.Zheng at jpl.nasa.gov> writes:

>>> Nope it still doesn't work. I'm running python 2.4.4, tho.
>> That explains it, then, and also why greg's code didn't work.  You
>> still have the option to try to run 2.5's subprocess.py under 2.4.
> Is it more convenient to just inherit the Popen class?

You'd still need to change its behavior to not call _cleanup.  For
example, by removing "your" instances from subprocess._active before
chaining up to Popen.__init__.

> I'm concerned about portability of my code. It will be run on
> multiple machines with mixed Python 2.4 and 2.5 environments.

I don't think there is a really clean way to handle this.

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