os.walk trouble

The Prophet dndfan at hotpop.com
Thu Jun 1 16:58:40 CEST 2006


As my first Python script, I am trying to make a program that recurses
a directory searching for files whose names match a pattern. I have a
basic idea of what the regexp would look like (and I can get more
information about that), but I am stuck with incorrect understanding of
os.walk. I've tried:

root, dirs, files = os.walk(dirname)

but it fails for some reason. I have seen this done before in the
tutorial (I think it's called sequence unpacking). What is the proper
way to do this?

Thanks in advance.




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