Trimming a string

Double Dumbass on You spam_me_gently_with_a_chainsaw at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 2 17:54:34 CEST 2004


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
cocksucker.

GO FUCK YOURSELF, 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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