Calling subprocess with arguments
trinioler at gmail.com
Fri Jun 19 04:40:22 CEST 2009
I've been trying any variation I can think of to do this properly, but
here's my problem:
I want to execute this command string: vlc -I rc
This allows vlc to be controlled via a remote interface instead of the
normal gui interface.
Now, say, I try this from subprocess:
>>>p=subprocess.Popen('vlc -I rc test.avi'.split(' '), shell=False,
stdin=subprocess.PIPE, stdout=subprocess.PIPE, stderr=subprocess.PIPE)
But I don't get the remote interface. I get the normal gui interface. So how
do I do it? I've tried passing ['vlc', '-I', 'rc'], I've tried ['-I', 'rc']
with executable set to 'vlc'. I've had shell=True, I've had shell=False.
I've tried all these combinations.
What am I doing wrong?
Visit my blog at http://oddco.ca/zeroth/zblog
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Python-list