Control process execution

Mike Driscoll kyosohma at
Wed Apr 9 22:57:43 CEST 2008

On Apr 9, 3:11 pm, Noah <n... at> wrote:
> On Apr 6, 5:30 am, Wesley Mesquita <wesleymesqu... at> wrote:
> > I am trying to create a test environment to a couple C applications
> > (simple UDP and TCP server/clients), so I want to write this in python
> > and I m looking for ways to do it. Basically I need an execution timer
> > and timeout control (to kill the apps in certain situations). Looking
> > at google, I found the Pexpect package, but I m a little bit lost in
> > using it.
> Pexpect might be good. But if you are just looking at running an
> application
> without talking to it interactively then you might be able to just get
> by
> with os.process.
> --
> Noah

As far as I know, there is no "os.process". Maybe you meant os.system
or the subprocess module?


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