Make all files extension lower by a given directory name
fredrik at pythonware.com
Wed Nov 1 11:58:02 CET 2006
Tiefeng Wu wrote:
> I need make all files extension to lower by a given directory.
> Here is my solution:
> import os
> def make_all_file_ext_lower(root):
> for path, subdirs, files in os.walk(root):
> for file in files:
> (name, ext) = os.path.splitext(file)
the parens around the target variables are not necessary.
> fullname = name[:len(name) - 1] + ext.lower()
are you sure you want to strip off the last character in the actual
filename? should "FOO.BAR" really be turned into "FO.bar" ?
name[:len(name) - 1] can be written name[:-1], btw.
> os.rename(os.path.join(path, file), os.path.join(path, fullname))
> I know this code is lame
except for the potential bug, and possibly the lack of error handling
for the os.rename call, I'm not sure why you think that.
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