binary file woes... (was: Re: chr(26) => file reading bug)

Just van Rossum just at letterror.com
Wed Mar 29 00:17:19 CEST 2000


At 4:04 PM -0500 28-03-2000, Jeff Senn wrote:
>Reminds me -- I noticed the other day that 'cmp.py' opens files in
>default/non-binary mode which nearly caused me to delete a whole bunch
>of non-different files... :-( given the name of the module and the
>analogous unix command -- this is probably the wrong behavior...

It has been fixed in the CVS version, and two patches later the entire
module was declared obsolete...

Just






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