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Author loewis
Recipients jcea, loewis, movement, pitrou
Date 2011-01-26.20:56:04
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Am 26.01.2011 14:14, schrieb Jesús Cea Avión:
> Jesús Cea Avión <> added the comment:
> Antoine, I am not talking about python, I am talking about the UNIX
> standarization process. In particular, how a new flag (for
> filesystems) in an OS can be "skipped" and not being reused for some
> other purpuse in other OS.

There is no standards body defining the S_IFMT numerical values.
POSIX defines the symbolic constants:

The Python stat module is flawed in assuming it knows the numeric values
(although by tradition, it is correct on all systems we care about).
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