os.path.walk() question.

Andrew McDowell drew.mcdowell at msfc.nasa.gov
Wed Apr 26 00:19:44 CEST 2000


I didn't see this question mentioned in any older posts so forgive me if I'm
dragging up and old topic...but:

I need to find out if a file exists under a directory hierarchy.
The hierarchy could be quite large so I don't want to continue recursing
through the hierarchy if the file is found one or two directories down.   Is
there a way that you can tell os.path.walk() to stop searching?

I suppose I could customize the code, but my first notion was that someone
on the group had probably addressed this before.

Any advice would be much appreciated :)

-Drew







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