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glob() that traverses a folder tree

i'm looking for something like glob.glob() that traverses
sub-directories. is there anything like that? i guess i'm looking for
something to replace the unix find command.

May 11 '06 #1
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# i'm guessing os.walk() is the best way to traverse folder trees.

import os, glob

for dir, subdir, files in os.walk('.\Inte ropSolution'):
for file in files:
if glob.fnmatch.fn match(file,"*.d ll") or
glob.fnmatch.fn match(file,"*.e xe"):
print dir+file

May 11 '06 #2
se**********@ya hoo.com wrote:
# i'm guessing os.walk() is the best way to traverse folder trees.

import os, glob

for dir, subdir, files in os.walk('.\Inte ropSolution'):
for file in files:
if glob.fnmatch.fn match(file,"*.d ll") or
glob.fnmatch.fn match(file,"*.e xe"):
print dir+file


Or use Jason Orendorff's path module. For a single glob it is very easy:

import path
for f in path.path('.\In teropSolution') .walkfiles('*.d ll'):
print f

For multiple globs you have to work a little harder:
for f in path.path('.\In teropSolution') .walkfiles():
if f.fnmatch('*.dl l') or f.fnmatch('*.ex e'):
print f

or maybe
for f in path.path('.\In teropSolution') .walkfiles():
if f.ext in ['.dll', '.exe']:
print f

http://www.jorendorff.com/articles/p...ath/index.html

Kent
May 11 '06 #3
awesome. thanks.

May 12 '06 #4

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