tempfile.NamedTemporaryFile wont work

Bjoern Schliessmann usenet-mail-0306.20.chr0n0ss at spamgourmet.com
Sun Nov 19 13:18:39 CET 2006

Imbaud Pierre wrote:

>              tf = tempfile.NamedTemporaryFile()
>              tfName = tf.name
> [...]
>              print >> sys.stderr, '%s: %s' % (tfName, ['no',
> 'yes'][os.path.exists(tfName)])
>              subprocess.Popen(['strings', tfName])

Just out of curiosity: Why did you assign tf.name to tfname?

Hypothetically, if tf.name changed, tfname wouldn't follow since
strings are immutable.



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