List of files to be opened

Ken Starks ken at
Thu Jan 26 14:54:43 EST 2006

yawgmoth7 wrote:

> Hello, I am currently writing a script that requires a few different
> files to be opened, and examined. What I need to be able to do is use
> something like:
> filelist = os.system("ls")
> <Some way to open the file list and read each file one by one here
> I cannot think of a way to do this, I could put them in a list of
> something of the sort. But that still does not solve the problem of
> opening them one by one.
> Thanks for all the advice and help.
> --
> Gurus'Network - Are you a guru?

os.walk is your friend. Its has wonderful functionality.

The documentation is in the subsection 'Files and Directories' of the os
module, and there are a couple of examples.

Global Module index --> os --> 'Files and Directories' (Section 6.1.4)
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