Exclude Directories from os.walk

Orestis Markou orestis at orestis.gr
Tue Oct 21 19:46:00 CEST 2008


You then have to also check the base:

for d in dirs[:]:
 if os.path.join(base, d) == EXCLUDED_DIR
   dirs.remove(d)

or

if base == EXCLUDED_DIR
  while dirs: dirs.pop()
continue

WARNING: untest code
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On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 6:13 PM, D <dmcclouds at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ok, my brain's apparently not working right today.. what I'd like to
> do is allow the user to specify a directory to exclude (ex- "C:\temp
> \test") - then, when os.walk gets to "C:\temp\test", it excludes that
> directory and all its subdirectories (so, "C:\temp\mytest\test" should
> still be recursed).  Isn't what's posted above keying just upon the
> final subdirectory (i.e. "test") instead of the full path as a whole?
>
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