Incorrect error message

Fredrik Lundh effbot at
Sat Mar 11 23:26:37 CET 2000

Kragen Sitaker <kragen at> wrote:
> >in this case, the combination is a bit misleading, but
> >there's no reasonable way to avoid this.
> Is it less reasonable to produce a misleading error message or to
> duplicate fopen's functionality using fdopen?
> I suppose he who has time to complain has time to submit patches . . .

if you can tell me how to work around this issue *without*
duplicating the C library code in the Python interface, I can
submit the patches...


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