os.walk question

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Fri Jul 25 06:38:45 CEST 2008


In message <mailman.514.1216797917.922.python-list at python.org>, Fredrik
Lundh wrote:

> Lanny 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.
> 
> if you want a list of files from a single directory, use listdir, not
> walk:
> 
>       >>> import os, random
>       >>> random.choice(os.listdir("/"))
>       'python25'

Won't that return any subdirectories as well as files?



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