list/tuple to dict...

Raymond Hettinger vze4rx4y at verizon.net
Thu Sep 16 00:58:26 CEST 2004


[Pierre Fortin]
> > I'm just looking to make my code more readable and
> > self-documenting...
  . . .
> > osstat = todict(os.stat("%s" % path),
> >                 "mode,inode,dev,nlink,uid,gid,size,atime,mtime,ctime")

[Diez B. Roggisch]
> Use
>
> dict(zip(["mode,inode,dev,nlink,uid,gid,size,atime,mtime,ctime"],
> os.stat("%s" % path)))

Why build the dictionary at all.  Use the named attributes provided by os.stat:

       mode = os.stat(f).st_mode

That should meet the original readability goals.


Raymond Hettinger





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