Python os.supports_bytes_environ Object

Python os.supports_bytes_environ Object

  1. Syntax of Python os.supports_bytes_environ Object
  2. Example 1: Use the os.supports_bytes_environ Object in Python
  3. Example 2: Use the os.supports_bytes_environ Object for an OS Environment

Python os.supports_bytes_environ object is an efficient way of checking whether the OS type of the environment is bytes or not.

Some Python methods like os.getenvb() are available in Python only if the return value of the os.supports_bytes_environ is True.

Syntax of Python os.supports_bytes_environ Object

os.supports_bytes_environ

Parameters

It is a non-callable object, so no parameter is required.

Return

The return type of this object is a Boolean value. The Boolean value True is returned if the native OS type of the environment is in bytes; otherwise, False is returned.

Example 1: Use the os.supports_bytes_environ Object in Python

import os

Bytes = os.supports_bytes_environ

print("Is the native OS type of the environment in bytes?: ", Bytes)

Output:

Is the native OS type of the environment in bytes?:  True

Note that the OS type of the environment on Windows is not bytes. So, the object will return False.

Example 2: Use the os.supports_bytes_environ Object for an OS Environment

import os

print("The name of the native OS type:%s"%os.name);

print("Is the native OS type of the environment in bytes?:%d"%os.supports_bytes_environ);

print("The type of an item from the OS environment:",type(os.environb.__getitem__("PATH".encode())));

Output:

The name of the native OS type:posix
Is the native OS type of the environment in bytes?:1
The type of an item from the OS environment: <class 'bytes'>

In the above output, the integer value 1 is equivalent to True in Boolean.

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