[IPython-user] os.startfile -> infinite loop

Fernando Perez Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Thu Sep 1 12:29:30 CDT 2005


Fernando Perez wrote:
> Hi Tom,
> 
> Tom Popovich wrote:
> 
>>tell him to use subprocess.
>>
>>python has un-teen different ways to do process manipulation (due to 
>>win/mac/*nix differences) that is now hidden in subprocess.
>>
>>I'll try to post that info to the list later today.
> 
> 
> Thanks, but unfortunately:
> 
> planck[roadshow]> python -c 'import subprocess'
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>    File "<string>", line 1, in ?
> ImportError: No module named subprocess

Oops, I forgot to finish that: the above is because subprocess appeared in 
python 2.4, while ipython supports 2.2 and 2.3 users.

Cheers,

f




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