Expanding Search to Subfolders

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Mon Jun 5 20:13:33 CEST 2006

On 2006-06-05, PipedreamerGrey <pipedreamergrey at gmail.com> wrote:

Just in case you really are trying to accomplish something
other than learn Python, there are far easier ways to do these

> This is the beginning of a script that I wrote to open all the
> text files in a single directory, then process the data in the
> text files line by line into a single index file.

cat *.txt >outputfile

> I'm now trying to the program to process all the text files in
> subdirectories, so that I don't have to run the script more
> than once.

cat `find . -name '*.txt'` >outputfile

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