os.path.walk usage on WinXP
nospam.themindstorm at gmail.com
Thu Jul 26 13:29:55 CEST 2007
Alex Popescu <nospam.themindstorm at gmail.com> wrote in
news:Xns997991CDF7710themindstorm at 126.96.36.199:
> Hi all!
> I am trying to use the os.path.walk function, but I am getting a weird
> def _walk(dir_name):
> def selector(arg, dirname, fnames):
> print "selector"
> os.path.walk(dir_name, selector, None)
> File "C:\zengarden\python\python25\lib\ntpath.py", line 325, in walk
> names = os.listdir(top)
> TypeError: coercing to Unicode: need string or buffer, list found
> After searching through the documentation the only thing that I've
> found is the comment on os.listdir(path):
> Changed in version 2.3: On Windows NT/2k/XP and Unix, if path is a
> Unicode object, the result will be a list of Unicode objects.
> Unfortunately, I have no idea what to do next.
> .w( the_mindstorm )p.
Apologies to everyone for the noise: the dir_name param proved to be a
list and not a string as expected.
.w( the_mindstorm )p.
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