copying files

kyosohma at gmail.com kyosohma at gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 20:56:41 CEST 2007


On Aug 29, 1:51 pm, Ricardo Aráoz <ricar... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Brian McCann wrote:
> > Hi,
>
> > with the code below I set a variable TEST_HOME to a path and the
> > variable m to a path
> > in my current dir.
> > I have a symbolic link setting m---->lib
> > when I run the script I get no errors and the lib dir with its 20 files
> > does not get copied to /v01/test_home
> > any help would be greatly appreciated
>
> > --Brian
>
> > #!/usr/bin/python
> > import string
> > import os
> > import sys
> > import errno
> > import shutil
> > import tarfile
>
> > TEST_HOME = "/v01/test_home"
> > m = "./lib"
> > os.system("cp -r m TEST_HOME")
> > #os.system("tar -cvf viziant-ingestion.tar /v01/")
>
> Sorry, meant : os.system("cp -r " + m + " " + TEST_HOME)

Did you try using the shutil module?

Mike




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