Using glob (was Re: Remove files of same type (extension))

Chris Gonnerman chris.gonnerman at newcenturycomputers.net
Thu Sep 27 06:29:43 CEST 2001


I too am perplexed as to what ls has to do with the glob module...
what IS the point?  You have adequately pointed out obvious matters
regarding the results of shell globbing and of the output of ls -a;
we can all see that you understand Unix reasonably well.  But what
is the point you are belaboring?

(BTW visited your site, loved it overall).

----- Original Message -----
From: "Boyd Roberts" <boyd at insultant.net>
Newsgroups: comp.lang.python
To: <python-list at python.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 26, 2001 11:06 PM
Subject: Re: Using glob (was Re: Remove files of same type (extension))


> "Peter Hansen" <peter at engcorp.com> a écrit dans le message news:
3BB298B9.B266995C at engcorp.com...
> > Boyd Roberts wrote:
> > >
> > > "Peter Hansen" <peter at engcorp.com> a écrit dans le message news:
3BB1DDE2.DD45D2C8 at engcorp.com...
> > > > I don't understand the part about it being only "with the complicity
of ls".
> > >
> > > echo *
> > > echo `ls`
> >
> > This is meaningless.  ls returns the non-hidden files.
>
> i see you've used a unix system recently:
>
> $ echo *
> bin dead.letter junk pester.txt s src
> $ echo `ls`
> bin dead.letter junk pester.txt s src
> $ echo .*
> . .. .Xauthority .article .basser .cai .facesrc .forward.mhs
.forward.plan9 .ft
> .history .mail_dir .mailrc .mini .news_time .plan .planete .pnewsexpert
.profile
>  .sh_history .sig .smp.g8-3 .xsession-errors
> $ echo `ls -a`
> . .. .Xauthority .article .basser .cai .facesrc .forward.mhs
.forward.plan9 .ft
> .history .mail_dir .mailrc .mini .news_time .plan .planete .pnewsexpert
.profile
>  .sh_history .sig .smp.g8-3 .xsession-errors bin dead.letter junk
pester.txt s s
> rc
> $
>
> how much more chapter and verse would you like?
>
>
>
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