File.stat.mode not same mode as File.stat.inspect?


#1

I am working on a little ruby script to check file stats and I am
getting a weird mask when I query the mode directly. I am also looking
at stat.2 (man 2 stat) and the bits just are not adding up to give me 8.

The proper mode is 0100644 but when I print @mode = fileObj.stat.mode I
get 33188

print “-----\n”, fileObj.stat.inspect, “\n-----\n”

#<File::Stat dev=0x6809, ino=19, mode=0100644, nlink=1, uid=506,
gid=501, rdev=0x0, size=50, blksize=4096, blocks=8, atime=Tue May 23
16:19:47 MST 2006, mtime=Tue May 23 16:19:47 MST 2006, ctime=Tue May 23
16:19:47 MST 2006>

print fileObj.stat.mode
33188 <---- Value that’s confusing me
print fileObj.stat.uid
501
print fileObj.stat.gid
506

Can anyone clarify what I am doing wrong?

Thanks
Zach


#2

Zach B. wrote:

I am working on a little ruby script to check file stats and I am
getting a weird mask when I query the mode directly. I am also looking
at stat.2 (man 2 stat) and the bits just are not adding up to give me 8.

The proper mode is 0100644 but when I print @mode = fileObj.stat.mode I
get 33188

0100644 octal == 33188 decimal


#3

On 5/25/06, Zach B. removed_email_address@domain.invalid wrote:

I am working on a little ruby script to check file stats and I am
getting a weird mask when I query the mode directly. I am also looking
at stat.2 (man 2 stat) and the bits just are not adding up to give me 8.

The proper mode is 0100644 but when I print @mode = fileObj.stat.mode I
get 33188

You are displaying the mode in decimal when it should be octal to
match what you think it should be:

irb(main):001:0> ‘%07o’ % 33188
=> "0100644

Ryan