how to set the time of a directory?
lepto.python at gmail.com
Mon Oct 13 15:40:59 CEST 2008
so, let alone the 'bad' os.utime, is there any way to set the time of
directory in windows within official python release? can ctypes be
helpful, and how ?
I am using totalcommander, which is programmer in delphi, but can set
the time of a directory
2008/10/12, python-list-request at python.org <python-list-request at python.org>:
> From: MRAB <google at mrabarnett.plus.com>
> To: python-list at python.org
> Date: Sat, 11 Oct 2008 11:29:12 -0700 (PDT)
> Subject: Re: how to set the time of a directory?
> On Oct 11, 1:18 pm, "drobi... at gmail.com" <drobi... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Oct 11, 1:27 am, "Timothy Grant" <timothy.gr... at gmail.com> wrote:> On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 10:16 PM, oyster <lepto.pyt... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > os.utime works only against files. so what to do for a directory?
> > > > thanx
> > > Not sure why you'd say that.
> > I am. He's running Windows.
> > > drwxr-xr-x 2 tjg tjg 68 Oct 10 22:23 test
> > > (tjg at bastard%) python
> > > Python 2.5.1 (r251:54863, Jan 17 2008, 19:35:16)
> > > [GCC 4.0.1 (Apple Inc. build 5465)] on darwin
> > > Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.>>> import os
> > > >>> help(os.utime)
> > > Help on built-in function utime in module posix:
> > > utime(...)
> > > utime(path, (atime, mtime))
> > > utime(path, None)
> > > Set the access and modified time of the file to the given values. If the
> > > second form is used, set the access and modified times to the current time.
> > > >>> os.utime('test', None)
> > > >>> ^D
> > > (tjg at bastard%) ls -ltr
> > > drwxr-xr-x 2 tjg tjg 68 Oct 10 22:24 test
> > > --
> > > Stand Fast,
> > > tjg. [Timothy Grant]
> > >>> os.utime('WinDir', None)
> > Traceback (most recent call last):
> > File "(stdin)", line 1, in <module>
> > WindowsError: [Error 5] Access is denied: 'WinDir'
> > I consider this a bug. (Note that os.utime works for directories under
> > cygwin)
> This in issue #214245 (2000-09-16). See also
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