subprocess.Popen not replacing current process?

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Fri Nov 5 02:54:55 CET 2010


In message
<7c5be6d7-5782-44ad-aae7-7f7bbc798d43 at n32g2000prc.googlegroups.com>, goodman 
wrote:

> Though I'm still a little confused how, if subprocess.Popen is using
> os.execvp, it still maintains control of things like interrupts.

The implied point, being that we are spawning subprocesses, is that there is 
a fork call before the exec.

> Anyway, my problem is solved. Thanks!

Glad to hear it.



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