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

Fernando Perez Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Thu Sep 1 15:27:31 CDT 2005


Robert Kern wrote:
> Fernando Perez wrote:
> 
> 
>>If your interpretation is correct, that may be a viable solution for
>>Ryan.  As long as he's using 2.4 on _his_ machine, it doesn't matter
>>that ipython is 2.2-compatible, he can use all the 2.4 features he wants.
> 
> 
> If I may digress, it appears that subprocess.py is 2.2-compatible as
> well (at least Fredrik Lundh distributes a windows installer for it for
> 2.2). As you revisit the other-process-handling parts of ipython, I
> encourage you to evaluate using subprocess.py .

Thanks for the tip.  Eventually we'll drop 2.2 compatibility (and 2.3 as well, 
at some point), so this won't be much of an issue.  And subprocess is a nice 
module, so I'll keep it in mind.

Cheers,

f




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