[Python-ideas] Add shutil.chown(..., recursive=False)
wes.turner at gmail.com
Mon May 28 19:07:29 EDT 2018
path.py Path.choen supports names in addition to the uid/gid numbers which
On Monday, May 28, 2018, Giampaolo Rodola' <g.rodola at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, May 28, 2018 at 11:13 PM, Barry <barry at barrys-emacs.org> wrote:
>> On 28 May 2018, at 21:23, Giampaolo Rodola' <g.rodola at gmail.com> wrote:
>> ...as in (not tested):
>> def _rchown(dir, user, group):
>> for root, dirs, files in os.walk(dir, topdown=False):
>> for name in files:
>> chown(os.path.join(root, name), user, group)
>> def chown(path, user=None, group=None, recursive=False):
>> if recursive and os.path.isdir(path):
>> _rchown(dir, user, group)
>> It appears like a common enough use case to me ("chown -R path").
>> I wonder if it is very common.
>> Don’t you have to be root or use sudo chown?
>> In which case it is only python code running as root that could use this.
> You're right, I didn't think about that. I remember myself doing "chown -R
> dir" every once in a while but didn't recall I prepended "sudo". =)
> Giampaolo - http://grodola.blogspot.com
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