recursing through files in a folder
lbates at syscononline.com
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?
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
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