Getting mount stats for filesystems

Mitko Haralanov mitko at
Tue Jun 5 23:11:13 CEST 2007

On Tue, 05 Jun 2007 21:32:21 +0200
"Martin v. Löwis" <martin at> wrote:

> You could try to invoke getmntent(3). I'm not aware of a Python wrapper
> for it, so you either try to write one yourself in C, or use ctypes to
> write it in Python.

I am looking at ctypes and it might do what I need but I can't figure
out a way to convert a Python File object to a C FILE pointer (which is
the needed argument for getmntent).

Any ideas?

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