The method chmod() changes the mode of path to the passed numeric mode. The mode may take one of the following values or bitwise ORed combinations of them:
stat.S_ISUID: Set user ID on execution.
stat.S_ISGID: Set group ID on execution.
stat.S_ENFMT: Record locking enforced.
stat.S_ISVTX: Save text image after execution.
stat.S_IREAD: Read by owner.
stat.S_IWRITE: Write by owner.
stat.S_IEXEC: Execute by owner.
stat.S_IRWXU: Read, write, and execute by owner.
stat.S_IRUSR: Read by owner.
stat.S_IWUSR: Write by owner.
stat.S_IXUSR: Execute by owner.
stat.S_IRWXG: Read, write, and execute by group.
stat.S_IRGRP: Read by group.
stat.S_IWGRP: Write by group.
stat.S_IXGRP: Execute by group.
stat.S_IRWXO: Read, write, and execute by others.
stat.S_IROTH: Read by others.
stat.S_IWOTH: Write by others.
stat.S_IXOTH: Execute by others.
path -- This is the path for which mode would be set.
mode -- This may take one of the above mentioned values or bitwise ORed combinations of them.
#!/usr/bin/python import os, sys, stat # Assuming /tmp/foo.txt exists, Set a file execute by the group. os.chmod("/tmp/foo.txt", stat.S_IXGRP) # Set a file write by others. os.chmod("/tmp/foo.txt", stat.S_IWOTH) print "Changed mode successfully!!"
This method does not return any value.