Listing directory contents

Christopher J McMillan christopherjmcmillan at
Wed May 23 19:22:43 CEST 2001

Thanks Fredrik! --- When I said inefficient I wasn't referring to my machine,
but rather my lazy fingers!



Fredrik Lundh wrote:

> Christopher J McMillan wrote:
> > Hello, newbie here!  I was wondering if there was a more efficient way
> > to list the contents of my local working directory then what I'm using"
> >
> > os.listdir(os.getcwd())
> what's so inefficient about that?
> you can save some typing by using:
>     os.listdir(".")
> but I'm not sure it's really faster on any contemporary operating
> system... (no time for benchmarks today, sorry ;-)
> Cheers /F

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