how to spawn a process under different user
mail at timgolden.me.uk
Thu Jul 2 22:58:03 CEST 2009
> Hello All,
> I am trying to use python's subprocess module to launch a process.
> but in order to do that I have to change the user.
> I am not getting any clue how to do that?
> so can anyone please tell me How can I spawn a process under different
> user than currently I am logging in as.
What platform are you on? If you are on Windows,
there was a thread on this subject some time in
the last month. (Short answer: switching user before
launching subprocess won't work; switching within
the subprocess will...)
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