Linux > python > file-I/O ?

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Sat Dec 24 18:07:52 CET 2005


On 2005-12-24, news at absamail.co.za <news at absamail.co.za> wrote:

>>>> f.read(size)
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
> NameError: name 'size' is not defined  <-- ?? Obj-method unknown ??
>
>
> What's wrong ?

You haven't defined anything named "size".

Assuming you want to read 1024 bytes, try:

 size =1024
 data = f.read(size)

or, equivalently 

 data = f.read(1024)

> I read:   "The set of such modules is a configuration 
> option which also depends on the underlying platform."

OK.  Do you have a question regarding that sentence?

> My documenation refers also to Mac & Win installations.

You are correct.

> Is there a linux > python NewsGroup ?

Yes: comp.lang.pythong

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