Python os.fchmod() Method


Description

Python method fchmod() changes the mode of the file given by fd to the numeric mode. The mode may take one of the following values or bitwise ORed combinations of them −

Note − This method is available Python 2.6 onwards.

Syntax

Following is the syntax for fchmod() method −

os.fchmod(fd, mode);

Parameters

Return Value

This method does not return any value.

Example

The following example shows the usage of fchmod() method −

#!/usr/bin/python

import os, sys, stat

# Now open a file "/tmp/foo.txt"
fd = os.open( "/tmp", os.O_RDONLY )

# Set a file execute by the group.

os.fchmod( fd, stat.S_IXGRP)

# Set a file write by others.
os.fchmod(fd, stat.S_IWOTH)

print "Changed mode successfully!!"

# Close opened file.
os.close( fd )

When we run above program, it produces following result −

Changed mode successfully!!
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