Python feature suggestion - load (binary) content from file

Ana Nelson nelson.ana at gmail.com
Tue Apr 12 17:21:27 EDT 2011


Hi,

If Eric or someone has time to do this, that would be great. Otherwise I'll
try to put a pull request together this weekend.

-Ana


On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 4:10 PM, Eric Moritz <eric at themoritzfamily.com>wrote:

> If you don't have this integrated into the Riak Python client, I'll be
> happy to do that for you.
>
> Thanks,
> Eric Moritz.
>
> On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 10:49 AM, Ana Nelson <nelson.ana at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I've just implemented this in a project:
> >
> >             binary_data = open(self.filename(), "rb").read()
> >             mimetype, encoding = mimetypes.guess_type(self.filename())
> >             if not mimetype:
> >
> >                 mimetype = 'application/octet-stream' # Riak's own
> default
> >             self.riak_object = self.bucket.new_binary(
> >                 self.hashstring,
> >                 binary_data,
> >                 mimetype
> >
> >             )
> >
> > which writes binary data to a Riak bucket from a file, using Python's
> > mimetypes library to determine the content type from the file's
> extension.
> >
> > I think it could be convenient to have this be included in the Riak
> Python
> > client, so perhaps it can implement better buffering. Something like
> > bucket.new_binary_from_file(key, filename)
> >
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