another python style question -- copying a data file
guy at obstruction-no-spam.com
Tue Apr 22 19:22:39 CEST 2003
Ok, here's another style question.
I want to copy a data file, but if the file doesn't already exist, I don't
care. I do care about any other errors, such as wrong permissions.
I have the following code, is this a typical Python way to do this?
os.system("cp %s %s.new" % (DATAFILE, DATAFILE))
except OSError, arg:
# ENOENT is ok, we didn't do the copy
# anything else is a problem
if arg.errno != errno.ENOENT:
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