python processes and Visual Studio

bill wgrigg at
Tue Jan 20 21:43:27 CET 2009

On Jan 19, 9:24 am, bill <wgr... at> wrote:
> All,
> This may sound somewhat convoluted, but here goes:
> 1. I have a Python script that invokes builds in Visual Studio via the
> command line interface - 'devenv'
> 2. It works GREAT
> 3. I have added a post_build event to a VS Solution that has but one
> project.
> 4. This event invokes a Python command - 'c:\python25\python.exe c:
> \'
> 5. It works GREAT
> 6. I move on the another VS Solution that has 6 projects.
> 7. I add the post_build event command to all 6 projects
> 8. It 'almost' works... all 6 projects build and the post_build event
> triggers in all 6 projects and that works
> 9. Unhappily, the whole thing then 'hangs'
> I am guessing that perhaps a sub-process or something like that is not
> exiting. The Python script that is triggered in the post_build event,
>, does nothing special upon exit. Should it?
> Or, is there some way to determine why the the while thing 'hangs'?
> TIA,
> Bill


Please ignore this post (if you already haven't). Whatever the problem
is, it has absolutely nothing to do with Python.

Sorry about that

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