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Re: [PATCH] Issue #2419: 'svn rm' of schedule add leaves working props file

From: David James <james82_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-11-04 01:24:27 CET

On 11/3/05, Branko Čibej <brane@xbc.nu> wrote:
> Madan U Sreenivasan wrote:
> > On Fri, 2005-11-04 at 02:25, Daniel Rall wrote:
> >
> >> On Fri, 04 Nov 2005, Madan S. wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>> On Thu, 2005-11-03 at 23:58, Garrett Rooney wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> On 11/2/05, Madan U Sreenivasan <madan@collab.net> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> Hi,
> >>>>> Pl. find attached a patch for issue #2419.
> >>>>>
> >>>> The fix seems reasonable to me, but the test should be written in pure
> >>>> python, without shelling out to the "touch" command. It's not like
> >>>> it's a lot of python code, and it makes things more portable (does
> >>>> 'touch' even exist on windows?).
> >>>>
> >>> You are right... will change that...
> >>>
> >> The equivalent Python I usually use is to open a file for write, then
> >> close it (or let Python close it for you).
> >>
> > I was thinking of os.mknod ... what do you think?
> >
> I think you need to read the Python docs more closely.
>
> For one thing, mknod is again unix-specific. For another, it requires
> Python 2.3.

Madan, here's how to create an empty file using Python:
  open("file.txt","w").close()

Hope this helps!

David

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Received on Fri Nov 4 01:24:55 2005

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