best way to check if a file exists?

utabintarbo utabintarbo at gmail.com
Tue Oct 31 22:13:20 CET 2006


John Salerno wrote:
> What is the best way to check if a file already exists in the current
> directory? I saw os.path.isfile(), but I'm not sure if that does more
> than what I need.
>
> I just want to check if a file of a certain name exists before the user
> creates a new file of that name.
> 
> Thanks.

os.path.exists()?




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