rules of thumb for cross os code

Bruno Desthuilliers bruno.42.desthuilliers at websiteburo.invalid
Tue Aug 26 10:35:46 CEST 2008

DwBear75 a écrit :
> I am considering using python as a replacement for a lot of bash
> scripting that I have been doing. I would like to be as cross platform
> as possible, writing scripts for both windows and linux. Are there any
> guides are general rules of thumb on
> 1) keeping code os independant

Use os.path, avoid any os-specific module.

> 2) nifty lambda's or other things to create functions fit for the
> environment

You don't need lambdas here.

import random
some_condition = random.choice((True, False))

if some_condition:
     def myfunc():
         print "myfunc for 'somecondition==True'"
     def myfunc():
         print "myfunc for 'somecondition==False'"

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