memory error with zipfile module
sekhon.hari at googlemail.com
Wed Jun 21 18:02:24 CEST 2006
Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> Hari Sekhon wrote:
>> I take it that it's still a work in progress to be able to pythonify
>> everything, and until then we're just gonna have to rely on shell and
>> those great C coded coreutils and stuff like that. Ok, I'm rather fond
>> of Bash+coreutils, highest ratio of code lines to work I've ever
>> seen.... it's the real strength of Linux. Shame about Windows...
> you make very little sense.
how so, this is effectively what we do when we run os.system(). Usually
people are running system commands on unix like machines using coreutils
written in C to do things that are either difficult or near impossible
to do in python...
I've seen people using everything from zip to touch, either out of
laziness or out of the fact it wouldn't work very well in python, this
zip case is a good example. Sometimes when doing system scripts, they're
effectively Bash scripting, but taking longer to do in many more lines
of code cos it's in python. That makes very little sense.
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