How to bring subprocess to the foreground?
paul at boddie.org.uk
Sat Sep 6 19:53:58 CEST 2008
On 6 Sep, 17:58, dudeja.ra... at gmail.com wrote:
> I though of displayin an information message on the screen through
> tkMessageBox while the subprocess is running, I did it using:
> testing = subprocess.Popen([batchFilePath], \
> shell = True)
> retCode = testing.wait()
Note that you wait for the process to finish here...
> tkMessageBox._show("Test Harness execution", \
> icon = 'info', \
> message="Testing %s in progress..." % libName)
...and that you show a message about the process running *after*
waiting until it isn't running any more.
> tkMessageBox._show("Error", \
> type='ok', icon='error', \
> message="Error executing %s Test
> Harness" % libName)
> return None
> print retCode
> But the message is never displayed. Please suggest if there is
> something wrong with this code
I think you should first show your message, *then* wait for the
process to finish.
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