Subprocess does not return for longer-running process

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Fri Sep 24 05:18:47 CEST 2010


In message <pan.2010.09.23.17.17.56.906000 at nowhere.com>, Nobody wrote:

> On Thu, 23 Sep 2010 12:25:53 +1200, Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
> 
>>> And I can't think of any reason why you should use os.waitpid() or
>>> similar; use the .wait() method.
>> 
>> I have used WNOHANG to poll for completion of a subprocess while
>> providing progress updates to the user.
> 
> This can be done via the .poll() method.

And what do you think the poll method uses?



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