ps16thypresenceisfullnessof...@gmail.com Wrote in message:
> I have written a Python script with a wxPython GUI that uses subprocess.Popen
> to open a list of files that the user provides. One of my users would like to
> be able to run a Python script with my application. The Python script he is
> trying to run uses the command line and gets keyboard input from the user
> several times.
> The problem is that if the Python script is run on Windows with
> subprocess.Popen, no command prompt is shown (my GUI application is a .pyw
> file). The user's script runs silently but then does not quit because it is
> waiting for input, but there is no way for the input to be given, since there
> is no command prompt visible.
> I think this may be related to the fact that I am calling subprocess.Popen
> with shell=True. I tried calling it with shell=False (the default), but then
> I got an error that the file is not a valid Win32 application.
> I would appreciate any help with this problem.
> -- Timothy
If you want to use shell=False, you need to specify the executable
correctly. Since you're on Windows, the executable is named
python.exe, not myscript. py
If you still get errors, you need to get a lot more explicit.
Copy/paste, not paraphrase.