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HT on 2 May 2018
Commented: Simon Blackmore on 11 Jan 2020
I am calling a python file in matlab script using
system(['python' record_time ' ' video_name]);
I don't want matlab execution to wait for python script to run but go to the lext line and keep running the script after this line. I tried using '&' after the call like this:
system(['python &' record_time ' ' video_name]);
but it throws this error :"'10' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file." (record_time value is 10). Is there a way to do this? Thanks in advance.


Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 2 May 2018
system(['python ' record_time ' ' video_name ' &']);
HT on 2 May 2018
Thank you @Walter. It worked!
Simon Blackmore
Simon Blackmore on 11 Jan 2020
Is there an equivalent for system calls to a raspberry pi?
system(picam, 'python /home/ubuntu/pantilt-hat/ &');
Does not seem to work as matlab still says busy until has finished

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