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

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Thu Sep 1 12:46:25 CDT 2005

Fernando Perez wrote:
> 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.

FYI, subprocess.py can be dropped in as-is for 2.3 at least. It might
also be compatible 2.2, but I've never checked.

I think Tom's suggestion to use subprocess might be for Ryan to replace
os.startfile() in the script rather than you to replace %run.

Robert Kern
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