Newbie: easy filecopy?

Aahz Maruch aahz at
Tue Jun 15 00:36:13 EDT 1999

In article <376531D3.7E42AC42 at>,
Holger Jannsen  <holger at> wrote:
>I couldn't believe it. I think there must be an easy copy-function
>in python (I only want to copy files under ext2- or FAT-FileSystems).
>Call me "4 blind mice"-Joey, but I couldn't find it. 
>For sure, I could write a thing like open-read-write-close, but I
>think, someone else has done already, hasn't he?

Look at the shutil module.
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