[Chimera-users] Delphi and Chimera

Greg Couch gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed Jul 9 17:39:38 PDT 2003

Is that a binary file?  If so, the mode for os.popen should be "rb"
instead of "r" so the Windows runtime doesn't collapse any adjacent \r\n
bytes to just \n (not sure what the chances of that are, but it would be

	- Greg

On Wed, 9 Jul 2003, Thomas Goddard wrote:

>   The Chimera documentation says DelphiController works only on unix
> systems.  That includes Linux.
>   I am not sure what the problems are with DelphiController on Windows.
> I see it tries to do a Python os.popen("delphi paramfile > outfile", "r")
> which probably will not work on Windows because of the ">" output redirection.
> There may be more substantial reasons why it will not work on Windows.
> For example, the way Windows DelPhi is executed may be different.  The
> person who wrote DelphiController, Joe Murray, no longer works here.
> Perhaps someone else here knows more about Windows DelPhi and can comment.

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