Just van Rossum
Tue, 2 Nov 1999 20:10:40 +0100
At 2:04 PM -0500 11/2/99, Chris,Mann wrote:
>No, here's the bit of code that's writing out to a file:
> file = file + '.all'
> fileID = open(file, 'w')
> for bug in self.bugs:
> if not bug.err:
> iBugCount = iBugCount + 1
>basically it's a list of strings that i'm writing to the file one line at a
>time. But if I use os.linesep and then open that text file with BBEdit, it
>says it's a Unix formatted file, not Mac. I would assume that it would be
>Mac formatted since I'm using os.linesep.
- you're opening your file in text mode ('w' and not 'wb')
- \r and \n will be echanged upon write as well as read
- os.linesep == \r
- so: your file will be indeed be a unix file
So: use \n when in text mode or os.linesep when in binary mode, and you're set.