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Opens a Gio.File as a Python file object

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Opens a Gio.File as a Python file object

def open(file, mode="r", buffering=-1, encoding=None, errors=None,
         newline=None, cancellable=None):
    """
    Like io.open() but takes a Gio.File instead of a filename.

    The only modes supported are r/rw/rb/r+b
    Takes a cancellable kwarg for passing a Gio.Cancellable().
    Cancelling it will abort any ongoing blocking operation.

    Returns a io.IOBase instance.
    """
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Installation

pip install giofile

Example

import mutagen
import giofile
from gi.repository import Gio

gio_file = Gio.File.new_for_uri(
    "http://people.xiph.org/~giles/2012/opus/ehren-paper_lights-96.opus")

cancellable = Gio.Cancellable.new()
with giofile.open(gio_file, "rb", cancellable=cancellable) as gfile:
    print(mutagen.File(gfile).pprint())
$ python example.py
Ogg Opus, 228.11 seconds (audio/ogg)
ENCODER=opusenc from opus-tools 0.1.5
artist=Ehren Starks
title=Paper Lights
album=Lines Build Walls
date=2005-09-05
copyright=Copyright 2005 Ehren Starks
license=http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/1.0/
organization=magnatune.com

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