subprocess.Popen and thread module

Danny Wong (dannwong) dannwong at cisco.com
Wed Aug 10 08:38:56 CEST 2011


Hi All,
   I'm trying to execute some external commands from multiple database.
I'm using threads and subprocess.Popen ( from docs, all the popen*
functions are deprecated and I was told to use subprocess.Popen) to
execute the external commands in parallel, but the commands seems to
hang. 
My question is:
Is subprocess.Popen thread safe?  If not, what other module should I use
to perform a system call? I also, want to log stdout and stderr to a
file. Thanks.



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