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Author amaury.forgeotdarc
Recipients David.Townshend, Julian, amaury.forgeotdarc, benjamin.peterson, docs@python, neologix, pitrou, vstinner
Date 2011-08-24.21:19:02
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> - followed by os.fdopen is easy: it isn't that easy to get
> the incantation right (the pure Python open() in _pyio is 70 lines
> of code), especially if you want the file object to have the right
> "name" attribute

What if we can override the inner call to
For example, could grow an additional argument "fd_opener" which defaults to the equivalent of

Then creation mode can be expressed like this:
    open(filename, 'w',
         fd_opener=lambda path, mode:, mode|os.O_CREAT)
Another use case with openat (see #12797):
         fd_opener=lambda path, mode: os.openat(fd, path, mode)
Date User Action Args
2011-08-24 21:19:03amaury.forgeotdarcsetrecipients: + amaury.forgeotdarc, pitrou, vstinner, benjamin.peterson, neologix, docs@python, Julian, David.Townshend
2011-08-24 21:19:02amaury.forgeotdarcsetmessageid: <>
2011-08-24 21:19:02amaury.forgeotdarclinkissue12760 messages
2011-08-24 21:19:02amaury.forgeotdarccreate