best way to check if a file exists?

John Salerno johnjsal at NOSPAMgmail.com
Tue Oct 31 22:01:24 CET 2006


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.



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