[Tutor] Strange XP stdin behaviour.

Alan Gauld ukc802591034 at btconnect.com
Sat Aug 27 21:37:44 CEST 2005


> have.  It's not unique to Python, of course.  Here's a confused MS
> article about it:
>
> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;321788
>
> _Some_ of the PATHEXT-related redirection bugs did get fixed in XP,
> but not all of them.  I haven't tried adding the registry entry they
> suggest there.  The key doesn't even exist on my XP (Pro, SP2) box,
> but does exist if I start from HKEY_CURRENT_USER instead.

The key is indeed in the wrong place but when you apply the fix it 
works!

Alan G. 



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