calling a .exe from Python

MRAB google at mrabarnett.plus.com
Tue Jun 24 13:13:02 CEST 2008


On Jun 24, 10:50 am, "evidentemente.yo" <evidentemente... at gmail.com>
wrote:
> Hi, i am trying to call a .exe from my .py file, i have found the exec
> function, but i'm not sure of how to use it:S
>
> would it be f.e.:
>
> execl (mypath/myfile.exe,myfile,arg1,arg2,...)
>
> ????
>
> Another question is, when i call my .exe with exec, i understand that
> my .py file will stop running, and instead the new process will be
> launched instead of it. Is it true?
> Is there a way to launch my .exe without finishing my .py file??
>
> thank you very much:)

The exec function is for executing Python code. Have a look at the
subprocess module.



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