os.walk question

alex23 wuwei23 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 23 09:06:31 CEST 2008


On Jul 24, 11:52 am, "Lanny" <la... at freshells.ch> wrote:
> How would one make a list of the files in the top directory
> using os.walk.
>
> I need to pick a random file from said list.

So you -only- want the files from one directory?

Try: _, _, files = os.walk('/top/folder/here').next()

The single underscore is a convention to indicate we don't care about
those results.

The .next() is needed to step through os.walk once, which will start
at the path you specify.

Hope this helps.

- alex23



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