Repository - file scanner

kyosohma at kyosohma at
Sat Jun 9 17:30:49 CEST 2007

On Jun 8, 2:33 pm, HMS Surprise <j... at> wrote:
> Greetings,
> Could someone point my muddled head at a/the python repository. I know
> that one exists but cannot find it again. In particular I am looking
> for a standalone search tool that given a path searches files for a
> text string.
> Thanks,
> jvh

Are you looking for

A.) a Python script to search for file names that match a given text
B.) a script to search for a given text string within a text file?
C.) a Python repository, as in the SVN/CVS area?

Here's a couple scripts for finding files given a path:

And here's an interesting article on creating a Python "Find" utility:

This link has a chapter from "Learning Python" by O'Reilly that talks
about looking for words within files:

The "repository" is here:



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