Monitoring external processes

Graham Dumpleton Graham.Dumpleton at gmail.com
Tue Oct 23 08:33:11 CEST 2007


On Oct 23, 3:09 pm, arunasu... at gmail.com wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Is there a way to track external processes launched by python on the
> Mac? I am using subprocess module to launch the process.
>
> Thanks
> Sunil

If using Python 2.3/2.4, you can use os.wait().

If using Python 2.5, there is also have os.wait3() and os.wait4().

See the operating system manual pages for the difference. Ie.,

  man wait4

Graham




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