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Author martin.panter
Recipients martin.panter
Date 2014-12-22.11:41:16
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IOBase.close() doc says file operations raise ValueError, but it is not obvious to me that reading back the “file” buffer is a file operation.

>>> with BytesIO() as b:
...     b.write(b"123")
>>> b.getvalue()
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
ValueError: I/O operation on closed file.

Even worse, the memoryview gets corrupted on close():

>>> b = BytesIO(b"123")
>>> m = b.getbuffer()
>>> b.close()
>>> bytes(m)

I also noticed that in the “io” implementation, writing to the file seems to be completely disallowed, even if it would not seem to change the size:

>>> b = BytesIO(b"123")
>>> m = b.getbuffer()
>>> b.write(b"x")
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
BufferError: Existing exports of data: object cannot be re-sized
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