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Apple Compressor Hangs
# https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/compressor/cpsr9be73312/4.6.1/mac/11.5.1
import subprocess
proc = subprocess.Popen(['/Applications/Compressor.app/Contents/MacOS/Compressor', '-monitor'], stdout=subprocess.PIPE, stderr=subprocess.DEVNULL, stdin=subprocess.DEVNULL)
while True:
c = proc.stdout.read(1)
print(c) # prints up to the last '\n'
# never gets here
print('done')
# also just hangs forever
# subprocess.check_output(['/Applications/Compressor.app/Contents/MacOS/Compressor', '-monitor'], stdout=subprocess.PIPE, stderr=subprocess.DEVNULL, stdin=subprocess.DEVNULL)
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