[Tutor] (no subject)

Roberts, Alice ARoberts at ambac.com
Mon Oct 31 20:02:20 CET 2005

Well, I'm looking into os.spawnl with os.P_WAIT, now.


-----Original Message-----
From: Alan Gauld [mailto:alan.gauld at freenet.co.uk] 
Sent: Monday, October 31, 2005 1:57 PM
To: Roberts, Alice; tutor at python.org
Subject: Re: [Tutor] (no subject)

> My os.system() isn't waiting for exit status, jumping right into next
> os.system().

Are you sure it isn't just running very quickly?
The time it takes to display stuff on a screen is significant - all
phosphorescent pixels :-)

os.system doesn't have to wait for that so it tends to run programs 
much faster than normal...

Just a thought,

Alan G.

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