[Python-Dev] best place for an atomic file API
ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Thu Feb 16 02:19:39 CET 2012
Charles-François Natali <neologix at free.fr> writes:
> Issue #8604 aims at adding an atomic file API to make it easier to
> create/update files atomically, using rename() on POSIX systems and
> MoveFileEx() on Windows (which are now available through
> os.replace()). It would also use fsync() on POSIX to make sure data is
> committed to disk.
These make it quite OS-specific.
> What would be the best place for a such a class?
> _pyio, tempfile, or a new atomicfile
I would expect to find it within ‘os’ or submodules of ‘os’.
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