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Author techtonik
Recipients loewis, sbt, techtonik, terry.reedy
Date 2013-09-29.11:18:26
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On Sun, Sep 29, 2013 at 2:05 PM, Richard Oudkerk <> wrote:
> See

I am not sure that I should see there. There is discussion of DOS,
which is not supported, also some complain about Windows execv
function, which deprecated since VC++ 2005 (which I hope also not
supported). Can you be more specific?

> This is a problem with Window's implementation of spawn*() and exec*().

> Note that on Windows exec*() is useless: it just starts a subprocess and exits the current process.  You can use subprocess to get the same effect.

Are you describing Windows implementation of _exec() or current
Python implementation?

> Just use subprocess instead which gets this stuff right.

subprocess doesn't replace os.exec*, see issue19060
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