Detect existing files?
BrianQ at ActiveState.com
Wed May 2 18:57:09 CEST 2001
Stephan Schulz wrote:
> Now my question: Is there a simple way to detect an existing file?
> open() seems to raise an error if the file does not exist, which is
> kind of overkill for me.
Take a glance at os.access(). Simple usage:
os.access( r'c:\test.txt', os.F_OK )
But if I needed to access the file anyway, I would just use open() and
handle the exception.
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