Library wish: rchown and rchmod

Gerhard Häring gh_pythonlist at
Sun Sep 30 08:41:00 CEST 2001

On Sun, Sep 30, 2001 at 07:10:57AM +0200, Boyd Roberts wrote:
> "Gabriel Ambuehl" <gabriel_ambuehl at> a écrit:
> > rchown and rchmod (recursive chown and recursive chmod) (I don't care
> > for the name but only for the functionality ;-).
> i'd suggest something like ftw(3) and call 'em with that.

We already have os.path.walk. Though I'm anything but happy with this
interface. I normally build my recursive tree walking myself.

Other than that, I'd find the originally proposed functions useful.
That's something I often need on the shell.

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