GEOM is too verbose
gurney_j at resnet.uoregon.edu
Wed Aug 4 07:43:54 PDT 2004
Maxim Sobolev wrote this message on Wed, Aug 04, 2004 at 12:27 +0200:
> On Tue, Aug 03, 2004 at 02:22:27PM -0700, John-Mark Gurney wrote:
> > Maxim Sobolev wrote this message on Sat, Jul 31, 2004 at 20:15 +0300:
> > > >>It is python program, so that ioctl() is out of question. Usage of
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >Hm python has ioctl support, where is the problem?
> > >
> > > Really? Anyway, I doubt that name of this ioctl is the same on the
> > > different unices, so that binary search is still the best from the
> > > portability POV.
> > fcntl.ioctl... it might take some hand expansion of the ioctl macros
> > to get it though... the old pytoh that would generate these couldn't
> > handle FreeBSD's ioctl defines (but this was back in the early 4.x
> > days)... You could always write a simple C program to get the value
> > necessary..
> Heh, but I have other means to spend my spare time. Rewriting perfectly
> working code for perfection sake is not one of them.
I only suggested:
and then use that value in python's fctl.ioctl.
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