[users] Re: Dcon

Dag Wieers dag at wieers.com
Thu Jul 19 14:17:40 CEST 2007


On Thu, 19 Jul 2007, David Hrbác( wrote:

> Dag Wieers napsal(a):
> > 
> > Yes, the previouslog and latestlog are absolute paths, that's why the 
> > os.path.basename suggestion was very suspicious. However, the realpath is 
> > normally there to make sure that if any of them (like previouslog) is a 
> > symlink, that the diff does not refer to the symlink-name, but to the real 
> > name of the file. So that you know from the diff which files exactly are 
> > compared.
> > 
> > However, I'm very suspicious to why it suddenly failed after upgrading to 
> > 4.5 so an analysis of that would be welcome. Either the way 
> > os.path.realpath works has changed or the upgrade messed wih some 
> > assumptions.
> 
> http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=2175
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-bugs-list/2004-July/024364.html

This is both comforting and disturbing news :/

--   dag wieers,  dag at wieers.com,  http://dag.wieers.com/   --
[Any errors in spelling, tact or fact are transmission errors]


More information about the users mailing list