Calling external program from within python
grante at visi.com
Fri Jul 25 18:50:39 CEST 2008
On 2008-07-25, Diez B. Roggisch <deets at nospam.web.de> wrote:
> Because usually if a program *prompts* the user to enter input (and that
> was what I read from the OP's post), one has to deal with pseudo
> terminals, not with stdin/out.
>>> If interaction is required, the OP might consider using
>> Pexpect is a good option, but it's just an automation layer on
>> top of the same facilities that subprocess provides.
> AFAIK it's more than that. I'm not an expert on pseudo terminals, but
> AFAIK setting using module pty isn't possible using subprocess.
You're right. I forgot that pexect uses a pty. You could use
a pty with the subprocess module, but it's a hassle to set up.
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