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
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
GO FUCK YOURSELF, it will be time well spent for you.
"wes weston" <wweston at att.net> wrote in message
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> Double Dumbass on You wrote:
> > I have a string that is 7 characters and represents file mode in
> > 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
> > string starting at the right? ( -OR- strip 4 characters from the
> >>> x = "0100755"
> >>> print x[4:]
> Reading the tutorial is really time well spent.
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