On Tue, Aug 08, 2006 at 04:59:53PM +0100, John Levon wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 08, 2006 at 10:34:25AM -0500, Hollis Blanchard wrote:
> > Rather than having these inline tests everywhere ("if os.uname() in
> > ('ia64', 'ppc64'):"), would it make more sense to have some sort of
> > "architecture" object, and do things like:
> It'd be good if it were slightly more general and covered other system
> stuff too (namely OS). On Solaris some of the Xen binaries/scripts live
> in different locations in order to meet our file system requirements.
> > I'm not sure how/where to instantiate the arch object though.
> Presumably you could do the instance() singleton trick?
This being Python, you don't actually need singletons -- the containing module
is a singleton in its own right. You can just write
if os.uname() in ('ia64', 'ppc64'):
will do the right thing.
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