Partition names with Python

John Hunter jdhunter at ace.bsd.uchicago.edu
Tue Jul 1 15:45:41 CEST 2003


>>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew Bennetts <andrew-pythonlist at puzzling.org> writes:


    Andrew> Or simply reading /etc/mtab or perhaps /proc/mounts (this
    Andrew> one is linux-specific, I think), rather than spawning a
    Andrew> process.

Good advice!  This seems to do it:

import os

for line in file('/etc/mtab'):
    if line.find('/dev/') !=0: continue
    columns = line.split()
    print columns[0].split('/')[-1]

JDH





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