Frederic RISS wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-08-25 at 14:58 -0700, Jeff Hobbs wrote:
> > David Gravereaux wrote:
> > > Frederic RISS wrote:
> > > > On Fri, 2005-08-19 at 03:46 -0400, Dave Fisher wrote:
> > > >>Second, the system call does NOT put the output on the connected
> > > >>pipes
> > > >>(stdin/stdout/stderr) of a spawned process because it creates another
> > > >>process - this is why you are timing out on them.
> > >
> > > Oh, subprocess of the spawned app, yes..
> > >
> > > I thought that got fixed? I remember that bug.
> Is there any chance this can be corrected ? We badly depend
> on subprocess and this will make our entire testsuite
> useless. If it could at least only timeout and not totally
> crash expect, this would be nice.
Dave responded with a possible correction for this bug at:
I tried this, but did not get the output of the extra child
processes of my spawned processes. I suspect there is more
involved relating to ensuring the child processes are watched
and controlled in the same way the spawned parent is.