subprocess.Popen inheriting

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at
Tue Dec 16 11:15:00 CET 2008

En Tue, 16 Dec 2008 07:29:19 -0200, Aaron Brady <castironpi at>  

> I have a file handle I want to inherit in a child process.  I am
> looking at '_make_inheritable' in 'Popen', but it needs an instance,
> and by the time I have one, the subprocess is already running.
> Can't I call 'Popen._make_inheritable( None, handle )'?  The method
> does not use 'self'.

File handles are inherited by default, I think. What's your specific  

Gabriel Genellina

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