copying files

Ricardo Aráoz ricaraoz at gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 20:50:19 CEST 2007


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/")
>  

Maybe os.system("cp -r " + m + TEST_HOME) ?




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