how to find out, whether a path is socket or device

News123 news1234 at free.fr
Mon Aug 30 01:46:16 CEST 2010


Hi,

Under Linux I'd like to find out, whether I got a file, a character
device or a socket as a parameter.


What is the right way to do this


How can I found out, whether a path name is:
- a file ( os.isfile() )
- a character device
- a socket
- a named pipe



thanks a lot for pointers



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