adding current date to a file name in a python script

Sybren Stuvel sybrenUSE at YOURthirdtower.com.imagination
Sun Jan 29 10:11:54 CET 2006


markryde at gmail.com enlightened us with:
> myFile = '/work/output1'
> myFile = myFile.join(today)
> myFile = myFile.join(".txt")

join does something completely different. You want:

myFile = '/work/output1/%s.txt' % today

Sybren
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