[Zope] Re: [Zope-dev] os.system problem
Thu, 19 Jun 2003 03:25:39 -0700
Problems of this nature should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org not zope-dev.
Arjan Huizer wrote:
> def validate_file(file):
> ''' Check is file contains a virus. '''
> filename = "/usr/local/Zope/temp/temp.bin"
> # Write the file to the local filesystem
> temp = open(filename, "wb")
This is not threadsafe and will cause you pain. Use a threadsafe
temporary file library instead.
> # Call virus checker
> error_level = os.system("f-prot " + filename)
Chances are 'f-prot' is not in the $PATH of the zope process and thus
the command fails.
> # Delete temp file
> return error_level;
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