Snippet: The leanest Popen wrapper
tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Aug 3 22:20:22 CEST 2011
On 8/3/2011 11:29 AM, Phlip wrote:
> This is either a code snippet, if you like it, or a request for a
> critique, if you don't.
A learning exercise but pretty useless otherwise. As others pointed out,
immediately stripping off \n is a bug relative to *your* function
description. Also, you yourself then give an example of joining with \n.
But that does not restore the final \n. The rest duplicates the
iteration ability of the .stdout file object.
For repeated execution of code like
you can once create a 'packetized' bound method object like so
cmdline = process.stdout.readline
and then, without repeating the attribute lookups, repeatedly call
Terry Jan Reedy
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