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regpath - pathlib and winreg

Project Description

Dependencies

  • Python 3.4, 3.5
  • pathlib (Standard library in Python 3.4)

Install

pip install regpath

Examples

Import:

>>> from regpath import RegistryPath

Create object:

>>> p = RegistryPath('HKCU')

Access PurePath compaitble propertyes:

>>> p
RegistryPath('HKCU')
>>> print(p)
HKCU
>>> p.drive, p.root, p.parts
('HKCU', '', ('HKCU',))

List keys:

>>> list(p.iterdir())
[RegistryPath('HKCU/AppEvents'), RegistryPath('HKCU/AppXBackupContentType'), RegistryPath('HKCU/Console'),
 RegistryPath('HKCU/Control Panel'), RegistryPath('HKCU/Environment'), RegistryPath('HKCU/EUDC'),
 RegistryPath('HKCU/Keyboard Layout'), RegistryPath('HKCU/Network'), RegistryPath('HKCU/Printers'),
 RegistryPath('HKCU/Software'), RegistryPath('HKCU/System'), RegistryPath('HKCU/Volatile Environment')]

Join path:

>>> p = p / 'Environment'
>>> p
RegistryPath('HKCU/Environment')
>>> print(p)
HKCU\Environment
>>> p.drive, p.root, p.parts
('HKCU', '\\', ('HKCU', 'Environment'))

List values:

>>> list(p)
['TEMP', 'TMP']
>>> p['Temp']
'%USERPROFILE%\\AppData\\Local\\Temp'

Then:

>>> p = RegistryPath(r'HKCU\Software\{d017c5cb-d6a6-453e-b41a-f3dc270628c0}\subkey')

>>> p.exists()
False
>>> p.mkdir(parents=True)
>>> p.exists()
True

>>> list(p)
[]
>>> p[''] = 'This is unnamed value.'
>>> list(p)
['']
>>> p['']
'This is unnamed value.'
>>> p['number'] = 0x12345678
>>> p['number']
305419896
>>> list(p)
['', 'number']
>>> del p['number']
>>> list(p)
['']
>>> del p['']
>>> list(p)
[]

>>> p['msg'] = 'hello, world'
>>> p.parent.rmdir()
Traceback (most recent call last):
...
PermissionError: [WinError 5] Access is denied.

>>> p.parent.rmtree()
>>> p.parent.exists()
False
>>> p.exists()
False
>>> list(p)
Traceback (most recent call last):
...
OSError: [WinError 1018] Illegal operation attempted on a Registry key which has been marked for deletion.

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