PEP ? os.listdir enhancement
__peter__ at web.de
Thu Jun 23 13:46:24 CEST 2005
Konstantin Veretennicov wrote:
> On 6/22/05, Riccardo Galli <riccardo_cut1 at cut2_sideralis.net> wrote:
>> I propose to add an 'abs' keyword which would make os.listdir return the
>> absolute path of files instead of a relative path.
> What about os.listdir(dir='relative/path', abs=True)? Should listdir
> call abspath on results? Should we add another keyword rel? Would it
> complicate listdir unnecessarily?
> - kv
I'm in favour of Riccardo's suggestion, but I think he's got the name of the
keyword wrong. The signature should be
and cater absolute and relative paths alike.
The need for such an enhancement is not particularly pressing, as
workarounds abound. Here's another one:
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