Bug in python's tempfile : returning wrong object type

Jason Tishler jason@tishler.net
Thu Feb 10 18:49:00 GMT 2005


On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 03:33:37PM -0500, Chris Herborth wrote:
> Nick Burch wrote:
> >With cygwin distributed python (2.4, dec 4 2004), there's a bug in
> >tempfile.
> >
> >[snip]
> 
> This isn't a Cygwin problem or feature.  The Windows-native Python 2.4
> (Python 2.4 (#60, Nov 30 2004, 11:49:19) [MSC v.1310 32 bit (Intel)]
> on win32) gives the same result.
> 
> I suspect the tempfile module's docs are misleading... it you look at
> the code, the returned object is an instance of
> tempfile._TemporaryFileWrapper.

We also have the following:

    $ python -V
    Python 2.4
    $ python /usr/lib/python2.4/test/regrtest.py test_tempfile
    test_tempfile
    1 test OK.

Jason

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