[Tutor] File mode tests
flaxeater at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 30 04:02:40 CEST 2004
Bill Campbell wrote:
>I'm just getting my feet wet with python after programming primarily
>perl since perl-3.something. I've read the Harms and McDonald ``The
>Python Book'', and O'Reilly's ``Learning Python'', but haven't been
>find python equivalents to these perl tests (lots of others in
>not these :-).
> if ( -x path ) # is is executable
> if ( -r path ) # is it readable
> if ( -w path ) # is it writeable
>I would love to find documentation, something like ``python for the
>hacker'' that would help in the transition.
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Well I found something interesting at the New Mexico Tech Site
has an easy object interface to your questions. Perhaps the source
deliver a more meaningful answer because they say it's just sugar
coating on the regular os module.
Have a good day
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