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|Class||InsensitiveDict||Dictionary, that has case-insensitive keys.|
|Class||OrderedDict||A UserDict that preserves insert order whenever possible.|
|Function||uniquify||Make the elements of a list unique by inserting them into a dictionary. This must not change the order of the input lst.|
|Function||padTo||Pads a sequence out to n elements,|
|Function||sibpath||Return the path to a sibling of a file in the filesystem.|
|Function||getPassword||Obtain a password by prompting or from stdin.|
|Function||keyed_md5||Create the keyed MD5 string for the given secret and challenge.|
|Function||makeStatBar||Creates a function that will return a string representing a progress bar.|
|Function||spewer||A trace function for sys.settrace that prints every function or method call.|
|Function||searchupwards||Walk upwards from start, looking for a directory containing all files and directories given as arguments:: >>> searchupwards('.', ['foo.txt'], ['bar', 'bam'])|
|Class||LineLog||A limited-size line-based log, useful for logging line-based protocols such as SMTP.|
|Function||raises||Determine whether the given call raises the given exception|
|Class||IntervalDifferential||Given a list of intervals, generate the amount of time to sleep between "instants".|
|Class||FancyStrMixin||Set showAttributes to a sequence of strings naming attributes, OR sequences of (attributeName, displayName, formatCharacter)|
|Function||initgroups 0||Do nothing.|
|Function||initgroups||Initializes the group access list.|
|Class||SubclassableCStringIO||A wrapper around cStringIO to allow for subclassing|
|Function||moduleMovedForSplit||No-op function; only present for backwards compatibility. There is no reason to call this function.|
|Function||setIDFunction||Change the function used by
|Function||unsignedID||Return the id of an object as an unsigned number so that its hex representation makes sense.|
|Function||nameToLabel||Convert a string like a variable name into a slightly more human-friendly string with spaces and capitalized letters.|
|Function||uidFromString||Convert a user identifier, as a string, into an integer UID.|
|Function||gidFromString||Convert a group identifier, as a string, into an integer GID.|
|Function||runAsEffectiveUser||Run the given function wrapped with seteuid/setegid calls.|
|Function||_getpass||Helper to turn IOErrors into KeyboardInterrupts|
Pads a sequence out to n elements,
filling in with a default value if it is not long enough.
If the input sequence is longer than n, raises ValueError.Details, details: This returns a new list; it does not extend the original sequence. The new list contains the values of the original sequence, not copies.
Return the path to a sibling of a file in the filesystem.This is useful in conjunction with the special __file__ attribute that Python provides for modules, so modules can load associated resource files.
Obtain a password by prompting or from stdin.
If stdin is a terminal, prompt for a new password, and confirm (if
confirm is true) by asking again to make sure the user typed
the same thing, as keystrokes will not be echoed.
forceTTYis not true, read in a line and use it as the password, less the trailing newline, if any. If
forceTTYis true, attempt to open a tty and prompt for the password using it. Raise a RuntimeError if this is not possible.
>> searchupwards('.', ['foo.txt'], ['bar', 'bam'])If not found, return None
Do nothing.Underlying platform support require to manipulate groups is missing.
Initializes the group access list.
If the C extension is present, we're calling it, which in turn calls initgroups(3).
If not, this is done by reading the group database /etc/group and using
all groups of which
uid is a member. The additional group
primaryGid is also added to the list.
NGROUPS, arbitrary groups will be silently discarded to bring the number below that limit.
|Parameters||uid||The UID for which to look up group information.
|primaryGid||If provided, an additional GID to include when setting the groups.
Return the id of an object as an unsigned number so that its hex representation makes sense.This is mostly necessary in Python 2.4 which implements
idto sometimes return a negative value. Python 2.3 shares this behavior, but also implements hex and the %x format specifier to represent negative values as though they were positive ones, obscuring the behavior of
id. Python 2.5's implementation of
idalways returns positive values.
g's name and docstring with values from
g's instance dictionary with
mergeFunctionMetadatawill create a new function. In later versions of Python,
gwill be mutated and returned.
|Returns||A function that has |
|Parameters||mname||The name to convert to a label. This must be a string which could be
used as a Python identifier. Strings which do not take this form will
result in unpredictable behavior.
|Returns|| (type: |
|Parameters||uid||A string giving the base-ten representation of a UID or the name of a
user which can be converted to a UID via |
|Returns||The integer UID corresponding to the given string.
|Raises||ValueError||If the user name is supplied and |
|Parameters||uid||A string giving the base-ten representation of a GID or the name of a
group which can be converted to a GID via |
|Returns||The integer GID corresponding to the given string.
|Raises||ValueError||If the group name is supplied and |
Run the given function wrapped with seteuid/setegid calls.This will try to minimize the number of seteuid/setegid calls, comparing current and wanted permissions
|Parameters||euid||effective UID used to call the function.
|function||the function run with the specific permission. (type: any callable )|
|*args||arguments passed to |
|**kwargs||keyword arguments passed to |