Python Script for Running a Python Program over Different Filesinthe Directory

Peter Hansen peter at
Sat Mar 13 16:05:43 CET 2004

Shalen chhabra wrote:

> Thanks to all who responded: But my problem still remains unsolved:
> I can do for sure this:
> import os
> for f in os.listdir('/path/to/dir'):
>     <do stuff to f>
> But lets pay attention to my original post:

Don't be rude to those trying to help.  The answers given were perfectly 
appropriate to your somewhat unclear question.

> I said I want to run a python program.
> For example: If i want to run a python program like this:
> instead of <do stuff to f>
> python file1

In that case, investigate os.system(), as it will do what you need.


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