On 1/11/2013 2:25 AM, Ben Leslie wrote:
Python is not UNIX, but I think if you are directly using the POSIX interfaces they should work (more or less) the same way the would if you were writing a C program. (Some of us still use Python to prototype things that will later be converted to C!).
I believe it has been the intent that if xxx is s syscall, then os.xxx should be a thin wrapper with the same defaults.