[Python 2.4/2.5] subprocess module is sorely deficient?

Harishankar v.harishankar at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 05:20:13 CEST 2008

On Wednesday 23 Apr 2008 08:27:01 Heikki Toivonen wrote:
> At OSAF we used a slightly modified killableprocess module with a
> wrapper to deal with complexities of various redirections in
> cross-platform way. I actually blogged about this a week ago so rather
> than rehash the issues I'll point you to the article which contains
> links to all the pieces we used:
> http://www.heikkitoivonen.net/blog/2008/04/16/pythons-ossystem-considered-h
killableprocess.py looks like a good solution indeed. I actually came across 
your website in my searches. I just wanted to be absolutely sure that it 
worked because you had mentioned that it has some drawbacks.

V. Harishankar


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