Trimming a string

David Fraser davidf at sjsoft.com
Fri Aug 6 10:47:57 CEST 2004


Actually your answer was a bit ruder than his

Double Dumbass on You wrote:
> Do you feel better about yourself for having posted a smug, shithead-type
> answer, troll??
> 
> As a matter of fact, I was in a near fatal car wreck about 7 years ago.
> Suffered some brain damage.  Now, I can't remember minute details such as
> that which I asked.  I have read the python documentation numerous times.
> Sometimes, I just need a simple answer to a simple question, you simple
> *********.
> 
> ***************, it will be time well spent for you.
> 
> "wes weston" <wweston at att.net> wrote in message
> news:ektPc.165630$OB3.11201 at bgtnsc05-news.ops.worldnet.att.net...
> 
>>Double Dumbass on You wrote:
>>
>>>I have a string that is 7 characters and represents file mode in
> 
> UNIX/LINUX
> 
>>>from rpm:
>>>
>>>0100755
>>>
>>>I don't care about the 0100 portion, I am only interested in the file
>>>permissions portion which is 755.  How can I get three characters from
> 
> the
> 
>>>string starting at the right?  ( -OR- strip 4 characters from the
> 
> left? )
> 
>>>
>>DD,
>>
>> >>> x = "0100755"
>> >>> print x[4:]
>>755
>>
>>    Reading the tutorial is really time well spent.
>>wes
>>
> 
> 
> 



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