Python os.mknod() Method


Description

Python method mknod() creates a filesystem node (file, device special file or named pipe) named filename.

Syntax

Following is the syntax for mknod() method −

os.mknod(filename[, mode=0600[, device=0]])

Parameters

Return Value

This method does not return any value.

Example

The following example shows the usage of mknod() method.

# !/usr/bin/python

import os
import stat

filename = '/tmp/tmpfile'
mode = 0600|stat.S_IRUSR

# filesystem node specified with different modes
os.mknod(filename, mode)

Let us compile and run the above program, this will create a simple file in /tmp directory with a name tmpfile −

-rw-------. 1 root   root         0 Apr 30 02:38 tmpfile
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