[Pythonmac-SIG] Converting to AppleEvents

Dethe Elza delza at livingcode.org
Wed Dec 7 17:35:11 CET 2005

On Wed 2005-12-07, at Wed 2005-12-07T07:52 AM, Brian Ray wrote:


> This seems to work well for now. However, is there a way to have  
> os.system() wait till it's finished? In other words how to I get  
> the osascript tool to not return until the script has actually  
> finished.

You probably want to use subprocess, not os.system().  It's a more  
advanced module and should allow you to wait for your script to  
complete (or to interact with it while it's running if you like).



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hostile, rigid, capricious, and unforgiving. They're impossibly  
demanding and they never learn anything." -- John R. Levine

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