file descriptors & fdopen
zanesdad at bellsouth.net
Mon Dec 6 20:35:54 CET 2004
Scott Frankel wrote:
> Why does os.fdopen('foo.txt', 'w') require an integer?
> Ultimately, I want to create a new file on disk.
> Funny, I can't seem to suss-out how to create a new file without
> to os.system('touch foo.txt'). ... Or maybe not so funny ...
> >>> foo = os.fdopen('foo.txt', 'w')
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
> TypeError: an integer is required
> Thanks in advance!
If you just want to create a file for writing to, you probably want:
foo = open('foo.txt', 'w')
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