[Python-Dev] os.path.walk() lacks 'depth first' option
Tue, 22 Apr 2003 17:57:12 +0200
Guido van Rossum wrote:
>>Guido van Rossum wrote:
>>>But if I had to do it over again, I wouldn't have added walk() in the
>>I think it's the perfect place for a generator.
Has anybody considered Jason Orendorff's path module
for inclusion in the standard library? It has a path walking
generator and much, much more.
> Absolutely! So let's try to write something new based on generators,
> make it flexible enough so that it can handle pre-order or post-order
> visits, and then phase out os.walk().
This new generator should probably support callbacks that determine
whether directories should be entered or not.