[Python-Dev] Subsecond time stamps
Guido van Rossum
Fri, 06 Sep 2002 11:42:33 -0400
> > This seems to me the most Pythonic way.
> I admit that this looks tempting, but I'm worried about applications
> that break because they expect time stamps in struct stat to be
Hm, so maybe new field names is still the way to go. E.g. st_mtime
gives an int, st_mtimef gives a float. The tuple version only gives
the int. If the system doesn't support subsecond resolution, the
st_mtimef field still exists but is an int (no point allocating a
float and converting the int).
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)