[Python-Dev] Help with inotify

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Fri Oct 28 01:49:02 CEST 2005

On Oct 27, 2005, at 4:32 PM, Neal Becker wrote:

> "Martin v. Löwis" wrote:
>> I see. Python is making up the EISDIR, looking at the stat result.
>> In Objects/fileobject.c:dircheck generates the EISDIR error, which
>> apparently comes from posix_fdopen, PyFile_FromFile,
>> fill_file_fields.
>> Python simply does not support file objects which stat(2) as  
>> directories.
> OK, does python have a C API that would allow me to create a python  
> file
> object from my C (C++) code?  Then instead of using python's fdopen  
> I could
> just do it myself.

Why do you need a file object for something that is not a file  
anyway?  select.select doesn't require file objects for example, just  
objects that have a fileno() method.


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