bug: subprocess.Popen() hangs

Nick Craig-Wood nick at craig-wood.com
Fri Oct 26 15:30:15 CEST 2007


Jonathan Amsterdam <jbamsterdam at gmail.com> wrote:
>  This is a bug in python 2.4 under Linux 2.6.
> 
>  I occasionally see subprocess.Popen() fail to return, and I have
>  finally figured out roughly what's going on. It involves the GC and
>  stderr.

Interesting

Do you have a program to demonstrate the problem?

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