Interpreting os.lstat()

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at
Fri Jul 20 08:36:26 CEST 2007

> (a) Running 'stat' is *not the same* as a system call.

Why do you say that? It is *exactly* the same, at least
on a POSIX system (on Windows, there is no stat, so the
implementation has to map that to several system calls).


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