Author pitrou
Recipients jcea, loewis, movement, pitrou
Date 2011-01-26.13:07:00
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> But now I am wondering... Which organization defines flags like
> S_IFSOCK or S_IFIFO?. Posix members?. I am worried about flag
> collision between OSs.

They are defined unconditionally in Lib/stat.py.

> For instance, if DOORS were a real flag defined in Solaris, how other
> OSs would know to not reuse that flag for some other purpose? :).

Which flag? S_ISDOOR uses an (unlikely) combination of existing flags.
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