seek() tell()

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Thu Feb 6 04:10:37 CET 2003


Peter Hansen wrote:

> You can do tell only, though, can't you?

Yes, but even then only on some files:

>>> import sys
>>> sys.stdin.tell()
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
IOError: [Errno 29] Illegal seek

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