synching with os.walk()

Antoine De Groote antoine at
Fri Nov 24 22:44:10 CET 2006

Andre Meyer wrote:
> Hi all
> os.walk() is a nice generator for performing actions on all files in a 
> directory and subdirectories. However, how can one use os.walk() for 
> walking through two hierarchies at once? I want to synchronise two 
> directories (just backup for now), but cannot see how I can traverse a 
> second one. I do this now with os.listdir() recursively, which works 
> fine, but I am afraid that recursion can become inefficient for large 
> hierarchies.
> thanks for your help
> André
might be what you are looking for, or at least a starting point...


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