List of files to be opened

Carl J. Van Arsdall cvanarsdall at
Thu Jan 26 15:02:36 EST 2006

Ken Starks wrote:
> 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.
Don't you mean os.path.walk ?

> 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)
> -->Bottom of page


Carl J. Van Arsdall
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