subprocess escaping POpen?!

Tim Golden mail at timgolden.me.uk
Thu Aug 5 16:56:51 CEST 2010


On 05/08/2010 15:56, Chris Withers wrote:
> Tim Golden wrote:
>> On 05/08/2010 15:49, Chris Withers wrote:
>>> Tim Golden wrote:
>>>>>> See http://pexpect.sf.net for a python version.
>>>>>
>>>>> ...which doesn't work on Windows.
>>>>
>>>> There is a winpexpect:
>>>>
>>>> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/winpexpect/1.3
>>>
>>> Are the two api-identical?
>>
>> From the bitbucket page:
>>
>> http://bitbucket.org/geertj/winpexpect/wiki/Home
>>
>> """
>> The API of winpexpect is identical to that of pexpect.
>> The only difference is that you must use the class "winspawn"
>> instead of "spawn"
>
> ...then why aren't they in the same fs&@ing package? ;-)

He does explain there that he hopes to have the changes merged
upstream. Presumably it hasn't happened yet...

TJG



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