subprocess only good for win32?

Steve Holden steve at
Thu Apr 1 18:58:49 CEST 2010

wukong wrote:
> On Mar 31, 3:47 pm, "Martin v. Loewis" <mar... at> wrote:
>>> WindowsError: [Error 14001] The application has failed to start
>>> because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the
>>> application event log for more detail
>> This is a configuration error on your system. The application you are
>> trying to start is incorrectly installed - it's not only that Python
>> can't start it, but nobody can.
>> Regards,
>> Martin
> but python runs happy otherwise, only this call to subprocess resulted
> in an err.  does anyone know for sure subprocess runs on win64?  or
> any others like, popen does?
> thanks
> wk

Subprocess runs another program. It's the program you are running that's
giving the error, Python is merely reporting it.

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