Understanding CHMOD

Ben Finney bignose-hates-spam at and-benfinney-does-too.id.au
Fri Feb 13 10:09:44 CET 2004

On 13 Feb 2004 00:55:30 -0800, Fuzzyman wrote:
> Ok.... so I might be a windoze user trying to program CGIs for a Linux
> server.... but Python doesn't seem to go out of it's way to make
> understanding file attributes difficult. The python manual is
> appalling in this are a :-(

The library reference seems to detail all the points that were confusing
you.  The documentation for the 'stat' module in particular seems pretty


 \           "There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their |
  `\          home."  -- Ken Olson, president, chairman and founder of |
_o__)                                    Digital Equipment Corp., 1977 |
Ben Finney <http://bignose.squidly.org/>

More information about the Python-list mailing list