subprocess module is sorely deficient?

Nicola Musatti nicola.musatti at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 14:24:00 CEST 2008


On Apr 22, 12:52 pm, Harishankar <v.harishan... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Sorry to start off on a negative note in the list, but I feel that the Python
> subprocess module is sorely deficient because it lacks a mechanism to:
>
> 1. Create non-blocking pipes which can be read in a separate thread (I am
> currently writing a mencoder GUI in Tkinter and need a full fledged process
> handler to control the command line and to display the progress in a
> text-box)

I suggest you check out this: http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Cookbook/Python/Recipe/440554

Cheers,
Nicola Musatti



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