subprocess.Popen on Windows

Eric Carlson ecarlson at eng.ua.edu
Tue Oct 21 00:42:22 CEST 2008


Werner F. Bruhin wrote:
> I am trying to use subprocess - it basically works but.
> 
>                    command =  'ping ' + '-n '+ str(count) + ' -l ' + 
> str(size) + ' ' + str(node)
>                    print command
>                    p = subprocess.Popen(command, stdin=subprocess.PIPE,
>                                                 stdout=subprocess.PIPE)
>                    pout = p.stdout.read()
> 
> This works for me but I see the Windows command window, is there a way 
> to call subprocess without a command window showing?
> 
> I am trying to replace:
> 
> fdout, fdin = popen2.popen4('ping -n '+ str(count)+ ' -l '+ str(size) +' 
> '+node)
> 
> Which did not show the command window.
> 
> I did quit a bit of googling bug so far did not find an answer to my 
> problem.
> 
> Appreciate any hints on how this can be accomplished.
> 
> Werner

Try:

p = subprocess.Popen(command, shell=True, tdin=subprocess.PIPE, 
stdout=subprocess.PIPE)

was working on xp and osx



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