Windows process ownership trouble
geoff.bache at jeppesen.com
Fri Jun 27 08:50:46 CEST 2008
I copied your code exactly from my browser and ran it, so I don't
think there was a typo.
I could upgrade to Python 2.5.2 I suppose to compare and contrast, but
I need to support older
Python versions anyway so it's a bit academic...
Your speculation about garbage collection did set me going, however,
and I discovered
that the following code does work on my system, so now I have a
f = open ("filename", "w")
proc = subprocess.Popen ("blah", stdout=f)
So it seems that some things are only being garbage collected when the
function exits, but not when the
except clause exits or when the exception is thrown.
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