OS independent file associate ?
stef.mientki at gmail.com
Thu May 14 21:20:07 CEST 2009
I would like to make my programs available under the "standard" OS's,
like Windows, Linux (,Mac)
One of the problems I encounter, is launching of files through their
file associates (probably a windows only terminology ;-)
Now I can detect the OS, but only the main OS and not e.g. Ubuntu /
Gnome or whatever I've to detect.
Through trial and error I found a working mechanism under Ubuntu, but as
I have to specify "gnome", I doubt this will work under other Linux systems.
any good solutions available ?
CHM = '../numpy.chm'
# works under Ubuntu
subprocess.Popen( "gnome-open " + CHM , shell = True )
# doesn't work under Ubuntu
# (the list should be converted to a number of arguments,
#but that doesn't seem to work under Ubuntu.
subprocess.Popen( [ "gnome-open" , CHM] ,shell = True )
# works under Windows
subprocess.Popen( CHM , shell = True )
# works better under windows
win32help.HtmlHelp ( Win32_Viewer,
str ( keyword ) )
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