Albert Hopkins marduk at
Sat Feb 7 18:23:20 CET 2009

On Sat, 2009-02-07 at 17:12 +0000, rdmurray at wrote:
> I've googled and looked through os.path, but I don't see a method for
> determining if a path points to a FIFO.  Anyone know of a simple way to
> do so?

import os
import stat

st_mode = os.stat(path)[0]
isfifo = stat.S_ISFIFO(st_mode)

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