Raw strings as input from File?

Rhodri James rhodri at wildebst.demon.co.uk
Wed Nov 25 02:16:15 CET 2009


On Wed, 25 Nov 2009 01:11:29 -0000, Rhodri James  
<rhodri at wildebst.demon.co.uk> wrote:

> On Tue, 24 Nov 2009 21:20:25 -0000, utabintarbo <utabintarbo at gmail.com>  
> wrote:
>
>> On Nov 24, 3:27 pm, MRAB <pyt... at mrabarnett.plus.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> .readlines() doesn't change the "\10" in a file to "\x08" in the string
>>> it returns.
>>>
>>> Could you provide some code which shows your problem?
>>
>> Here is the code block I have so far:
>> for l in open(CONTENTS, 'r').readlines():
>>     f = os.path.splitext(os.path.split(l.split('->')[0]))[0]
>>     if f in os.listdir(DIR1) and os.path.isdir(os.path.join(DIR1,f)):
>>         shutil.rmtree(os.path.join(DIR1,f))
>>         if f in os.listdir(DIR2) and  
>> os.path.isdir(os.path.join(DIR2,f)):
>>             shutil.rmtree(os.path.join(DIR2,f))
>
> Ahem.  This doesn't run.  os.path.split() returns a tuple, and calling  
> os.path.splitext() doesn't work.

I meant, "doesn't work on a tuple".  Sigh.  It's been one of those days.

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Rhodri James *-* Wildebeest Herder to the Masses



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