Illegal seek with os.popen

pruebauno at latinmail.com pruebauno at latinmail.com
Mon Jun 1 18:19:59 CEST 2009


Should I open a bug report for this?

Python 2.5.1 (r251:54863, Sep 19 2007, 14:58:06) [C] on aix5
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> import os
>>> os.popen('cat','w')
<open file 'cat', mode 'w' at 0x110111990>
>>>

Python 3.1rc1 (r31rc1:73054, Jun  1 2009, 10:49:24) [C] on aix5
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> os.popen('cat','w')
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
  File "/Python-3.1rc1/Lib/os.py", line 641, in popen
    return _wrap_close(io.TextIOWrapper(proc.stdin), proc)
IOError: [Errno 29] Illegal seek
>>>



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