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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] [RFC] xend: use popen2 module instead of subproc

To: "KUWAMURA Shin'ya" <kuwa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] [RFC] xend: use popen2 module instead of subprocess for Python 2.3
From: Ian Jackson <Ian.Jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 29 May 2009 17:51:44 +0100
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KUWAMURA Shin'ya writes ("[Xen-devel] [PATCH] [RFC] xend: use popen2 module 
instead of subprocess for Python 2.3"):
> On Python 2.3, xend cannot started:
>     File 
> "usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/xen/xend/server/BlktapController.py", line 
> 3, in ?
>       import subprocess
>   ImportError: No module named subprocess
> This patch uses `popen2' instead of `subprocess' for Python 2.3.

It looks broadly correct to me, although I haven't tested it.

> However, I tested only 'xend start'. 

Did you test it with a blktap block device ?

> And, is Python 2.3 still supported?

I think we would try to make it continue to work unless this is
particularly difficult for some reason.


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