Copying files to multiple comp's on a lan
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Sat Jun 2 03:17:47 CEST 2001
On 1 Jun 2001 17:06:02 -0700, Jeff Shannon <jeff at ccvcorp.com> wrote:
>Hm, I'd probably use the os.system() call in preference to reading the
>source and then creating new destination files, as D-Man's example does,
>though the choice is probably trivial and entirely personal opinion.
> import sys
> import os
> # note Win32 uses \, not / :)
> machines = [ "\\Mach1\C" , "\\Mach2\C" , "\\Mach3\C" ]
> source_file_path = sys.argv
> dest_path = sys.argv
> for machine in machines:
> # always use os.path.join() when building paths....
> dest_fullpath = os.path.join(machine, dest_path)
> cmd_string = "copy %s %s" % (source_file_path, dest_fullpath)
>You'd probably be better off if the machine/drive specs were built using
>the functions in os.path as well, but that's a minor detail. I'd also, if
>I were writing this script for my own use, add a few print statements to
>report on the current status, etc.... I'd also probably put the os.system()
>call within a try/except block, just in case. And of course, this all
>presumes that you do have write permission on all of these machines. :)
It also presumes you're using Microsoft networking.
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