[Zope] running pg_dump on windows as external method

Andreas Jung lists at zopyx.com
Fri Oct 26 00:24:16 EDT 2007

--On 25. Oktober 2007 22:48:42 +0100 Garry Saddington 
<garry at schoolteachers.co.uk> wrote:

> I am using zope on windows with an external python method to backup my
> database. I am struggling to run the following command:
> pg_dump.exe database > file
> I have tried using os.popen - no luck
> and also subprocess.Popen.
> eg:
> import subprocess
> subprocess.Popen(['c:/dir/dir/pg_dump.exe','database','>','c:/dir/dir/out
> put  file'])

- play with the shell=True|False parameter of Popen()
- why do you use redirection since Popen() provides a proper mechansim for
  reading stderr/stdout
- where is your code where you are calling wait()???

Please try again...

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