[Python-ideas] os.listdir default to '.'

Oleg Broytman phd at phdru.name
Thu Jan 12 16:39:27 CET 2012

On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 03:02:52PM +0000, Michael Foord wrote:
> I frequently use Python from the interactive interpreter as a shell. It is
> a frequent, but mild, irritant that I have to type os.listdir('.') instead
> of just os.listdir().

   Not exactly what you've asked but let me show you my config for
interactive sessions: http://phdru.name/Software/dotfiles/init.py.html
   You can type

>>> cd('/etc')
>>> ls

   and got back the list. (-:

     Oleg Broytman            http://phdru.name/            phd at phdru.name
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.

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