File in a directory

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Fri Mar 23 17:18:40 CET 2001


Oliver Marugg wrote:
> Has anyone an idea how to solve that with the size or timestamp
> verification?

  os.listdir(dir) => list of files in directory dir
  os.path.getsize(file) => size of file
  os.path.getmtime(file) => time of last modification (in seconds since epoch)
  time.time() => current time (in seconds since epoch)
+ five to ten minutes of your time
-----------------------------
= solution

reference info here:
http://www.python.org/doc/current/lib/module-os.html
http://www.python.org/doc/current/lib/module-os.path.html
http://www.python.org/doc/current/lib/module-time.html

Cheers /F





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