recursing through files in a folder

Larry Bates lbates at
Fri Oct 1 16:20:33 CEST 2004

Scott Carlson wrote:
> New to Python.  Very new.
> I need to pass a parameter to the program I create that points to a
> folder.  (How are params passed in?)
> Then, I need to be able to scroll through each file in the folder,
> looking for files with a particular naming convention.
> What is the best way to be able to look at each file in a folder and
> decide if I wish to use that one, and then go to the next file?
> Thanks,
> Scott

Use getopt to pick up the root directory from call line
Use os.path.walk to walk each of the files/directories
Use glob.glob to get a list of files that match

Larry Bates

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