Module pl.file

File manipulation functions: reading, writing, moving and copying.

Dependencies: pl.utils, pl.dir, pl.path

Functions

read (filename) return the contents of a file as a string
write (filename, str) write a string to a file
copy (src, dest, flag) copy a file.
move (src, dest) move a file.
access_time (path) Return the time of last access as the number of seconds since the epoch.
creation_time (path) Return when the file was created.
modified_time (path) Return the time of last modification
delete (path) Delete a file


Functions

read (filename)
return the contents of a file as a string

Parameters:

  • filename string The file path

Returns:

    file contents
write (filename, str)
write a string to a file

Parameters:

copy (src, dest, flag)
copy a file.

Parameters:

  • src string source file
  • dest string destination file
  • flag bool true if you want to force the copy (default)

Returns:

    true if operation succeeded
move (src, dest)
move a file.

Parameters:

Returns:

    true if operation succeeded, else false and the reason for the error.
access_time (path)
Return the time of last access as the number of seconds since the epoch.

Parameters:

creation_time (path)
Return when the file was created.

Parameters:

modified_time (path)
Return the time of last modification

Parameters:

delete (path)
Delete a file

Parameters:

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