Subprocess and /usr/bin/dialog

harrelson harrelson at
Sat Mar 22 16:41:40 CET 2008

> [It would be helpful if you didn't wrap sample code when you
> post it.]
> dialog displays the widget on stdout.  You've connected stdout
> to a pipe, so you're not going to see anything displayed unless
> you read data from the stdout pipe and write it to the terminal.

Also... if I put the dialog call in a one line shell script and
execute it with:'')

it works properly.

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