open a file in python

Diez B. Roggisch deets at nospam.web.de
Mon Jul 27 11:55:02 CEST 2009


jayshree wrote:

> On Jul 27, 1:09 pm, Kushal Kumaran <kushal.kumaran+pyt... at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 12:58 PM, jayshree<jayshree06c... at gmail.com>
>> 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.
>>
>> --
>> kushal
> 
> 
>     try:
>         pk = open('/home/jayshree/my_key.public.pem' , 'rb').read()
>     except IOError:
>         print "Error: can\'t find file or read data"
>     else:
>         print "reading from file successfully"
> 
>>Still no error it gives .what to do?

Erm - so it doesn't give an error - which means you have successfully opened
a file, and read it's contents.

So what exactly is your problem?

Diez



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