Detect existing files?
rnd at onego.ru
Wed May 2 13:24:57 EDT 2001
On 2 May 2001, Michael Hudson wrote:
>schulz at Informatik.TU-Muenchen.DE (Stephan Schulz) writes:
>> Now my question: Is there a simple way to detect an existing file?
I am using glob.glob(file) usually - and it is the slowest method :-(
The fastest is os.access (for cases where there is no
file in large dir - MUCH faster).
and os.path.exists is in the middle.
(checked on Linux 2.2,
repeated access to the same file)
Sincerely yours, Roman Suzi
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