weird problem with os.chmod
mardy78 at yahoo.it
Sat Nov 12 19:21:04 CET 2005
On Fri, 11 Nov 2005 16:49:23 -0800, James Colannino wrote:
> Ok, so now I have a very interesting problem, this time related to
> os.chmod. I have the following in a text file: 0600. My script reads
> that number as a string and converts it to an integer for use with
> chmod. However, when I do this, instead of the rw------ permissions
0600 is the octal representation of 384. "man chmod" should help you.
perm = int(string, 8)
perm = int(string)
when converting to int the string you read from the file.
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