[Tutor] os.system sending of break signals

Hugo González Monteverde hugonz-lists at h-lab.net
Thu Oct 27 19:42:25 CEST 2005

Even if you could send a break signal, it would go to a new shell that 
os.system() invokes...

Perhaps you know or can get the ID of the process you want to signal, a 
ctrl-c in a shell is equivalent to a SIGINT sent using os.kill()

Please anyone in the list correct me if there is something I missed or 


Johan Geldenhuys wrote:
> Hi all,
> I send a command to os.system(cmd) and want to send a break signal in 
> the same way. Is this possible? The break signal is ctrl c (^c).
> I tried this, but it didn't work: os.system('\x03') I think Hex 03 is 
> the signal for ctrl c.
> Thanks,
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