[Python-Dev] Warn about mktemp once again?

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Apr 29 07:50:33 CEST 2008


skip at pobox.com wrote:
> I'm not disagreeing with you, but it seems odd that os.fdopen doesn't simply
> obey the mode of the file descriptor it receives as its argument

I'm not even sure if it's possible to find out the mode
that a file descriptor was opened with -- is it?

Certainly there's no way to tell whether you want it
treated as binary, so at least that much of the mode
needs to be specified.

-- 
Greg


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