How to receive a FILE* from Python under MinGW?
gagsl-py2 at yahoo.com.ar
Wed Mar 21 07:02:39 CET 2007
En Wed, 21 Mar 2007 02:04:30 -0300, Ross Ridge
<rridge at caffeine.csclub.uwaterloo.ca> escribió:
> Gabriel Genellina <gagsl-py2 at yahoo.com.ar> wrote:
>> You can get the file descriptor from the Python file object using its
>> fileno() method. The file descriptor lives at the OS level, so it's safe
>> to pass around.
> Not under Windows. Windows doesn't have Unix-like descriptors, so the
> C runtime emulates them.
Using get_osfhandle on that pseudo-descriptor gives a Windows file handle;
that handle should be equivalent (that is, it has a similar role:
identifies an open file uniquely inside a process, and is independent on
the C runtime library)
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