[OpenSCAD] Ehhh help? What am I doing wrong ? a little OT (running openscad in Python)

r.d. terramir terramircomputers at gmail.com
Wed May 8 22:56:18 EDT 2019

Hi trying to make some changes to the mendel90 as of right now just
changed (added MDF16 (5/8') and I want to change the size of the
boards later i.e. the width and height but as of right now  this is
the error I get thinking I need to do some python setting up for this
to work that I am missing anyone here can help ? Like calling Nop and
others to chime in please the error from cmd prompt is below.

C:\Users\terramir\Documents\Mendel90-master>python make_machine.py sturdy
openscad -D $bom=2 -o dummy.csg scad/bom.scad
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "make_machine.py", line 20, in <module>
  File "make_machine.py", line 12, in make_machine
  File "C:\Users\terramir\Documents\Mendel90-master\bom.py", line 141, in boms
    openscad.run("-D","$bom=2","-o", "dummy.csg", bom_maker_name)
  File "C:\Users\terramir\Documents\Mendel90-master\openscad.py", line
12, in run
    subprocess.call(["openscad"] + list(args), stdout = log, stderr = log)
  File "C:\Python27\lib\subprocess.py", line 172, in call
    return Popen(*popenargs, **kwargs).wait()
  File "C:\Python27\lib\subprocess.py", line 394, in __init__
    errread, errwrite)
  File "C:\Python27\lib\subprocess.py", line 644, in _execute_child
WindowsError: [Error 2] The system cannot find the file specified

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