[PythonCE] Can I execute external programs from PythonCe?

Jared Forsyth jabapyth at gmail.com
Fri Sep 5 01:23:21 CEST 2008

I think what you want is os.startfile

On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 6:29 AM, Igor Kaplan <igor_kaplan at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Hi pythonce experts,
> [Igor Kaplan]
>  Would like to ask for the suggestion, is there any way to execute the
> external process from pythonce code? There is the os.exec* functions,
> however as I understand, they will terminate the current python process and
> run the external application. I would need to start the external program
> and
> still be able to continue with my python code.
>  If it is more complicated then just calling one function, for example if I
> need to create new thread and so on,  I would so much appreciate the little
> code example.
>  Many, many thanks in advance.
>   Igor.
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