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fs package question - cp -p semantics when copying files?


On Wed, 3 Apr 2019 at 16:06, Skip Montanaro <skip.montanaro at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > From a brief look at the docs, there's an on_copy callback to copy_fs.
> > Maybe you could use the getinfo/setinfo methods to copy over the
> > timestamps and any other file metadata that you want in that callback?
>
> Yes, I had gotten to that point when I first posted to the
> PyFilesystem Google Group. I had tried to figure things out before
> posting, but hadn't deciphered the docs, source, or test functions. It
> seems clear I need to generate a dictionary which maps "namespaces" to
> particular values, but the docs are not clear on what the values are.
> In particular, it seems the values have different structure for
> different aspects of the overall set of attributes I want to modify.

Yeah, the getinfo/setinfo stuff confused me too. But I thought it
might be worth mentioning in case you hadn't spotted it.

Paul