is file open?

Giraud, Sebastien sebastien.giraud at eds.com
Thu Dec 18 10:09:48 CET 2003


I should work cause it's made for it :)
I had same problem checking socket bind and try did help me well :)

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de Maxim Khesin
Envoyé : mercredi 17 décembre 2003 23:41
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Objet : is file open?


I have a script that processes a file generated by another program. I 
need an unumbiguous way to know that the file has been written and 
closed by the other program, at least on Windoze. I am thinking of doing

def CanOpen(fname):
	try:
		f = open(fname, 'a')
		f.close()
		return True
	except IOError:
		return False

should this work OK?

thanks,
max
	
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