Author vstinner
Recipients Aaron.Sherman, giampaolo.rodola, gregory.p.smith, neologix, pitrou, vstinner
Date 2011-03-02.13:00:47
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> os.popen is 41% is slower than subprocess: I suppose that it 
> is the usage of stdout=PIPE (creation of the pipe) which make 
> it slower

Oh no, it's because os.popen() calls subprocess.Popen() with shell=True: the overhead is the shell. Nothing wrong here.
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