open a file in python

Kushal Kumaran kushal.kumaran+python at
Mon Jul 27 10:09:26 CEST 2009

On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 12:58 PM, jayshree<jayshree06comp at> wrote:
> pk = open('/home/jayshree/my_key.public.pem' , 'rb').read()
> Please tell me how to open a file placed in any directory or in same
> directory.
> After opening this file i want to use the contain (public key ) for
> encryption

Does the code you've put into your message not read that file?  If you
get an exception, copy-paste in the traceback message you get into
your mail.


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