[Twisted-Python] Re: plus mode was Re: how winnt fileops work and what to do about it

Jean-Paul Calderone exarkun at divmod.com
Sat Dec 31 16:41:22 EST 2005

On Sat, 31 Dec 2005 16:33:46 -0500, glyph at divmod.com wrote:
>On Sat, 31 Dec 2005 15:21:45 -0500, Paul G <paul-lists at perforge.com> wrote:
>>2. say that across all platforms python supports given functionality on, 
>>said functionality needs to have functionally identical results given 
>>identical input. in this case, the flush+seek workaround needs to be 
>>utilized on all cpythons linked with msvscrt in a manner transparent to the 
>It seems like we can work around this more easily than that, considering 
>that flush and seek are available from Twisted; the file object causing 
>problems in the tests is being returned from the open() method of a FilePath 
>object, if I understand it correctly.  FilePath could include the workaround 
>far in advance of Python deciding to.

Quite so.  I definitely think this is a bug in Python though.  Someone should open a ticket in the Python bug tracker.  Cory?


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