a problem in datetime.interval()
andreengels at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 11:14:58 CET 2009
On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 10:57 AM, lameck kassana <lkassana at gmail.com> wrote:
> hi ,
> I am writing a scriot which will move old files from one directory to backup
> The files are in mode *20090307* mean *yyyymmmdd* to new files.
> The script is below is like this
> import os
> import datetime
> import time
> from datetime import date
> for x in range(5,10):
> print interval
> print today
> dest=r" f:\Sql_Loader\SMR\file_log_backup2"
> print src
> print dest
> os.system(r"move " +src+" "+ dest)
> but the error is like that
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "remove_old_files.py", line 10, in <module>
> TypeError: unsupported operand type(s) for -: 'str' and 'datetime.timedelta'
> It seems datetime.timedelta()does not respond with my loop
> Any help??
The first time you go through the loop, all goes well, but during that
loop there is the command
After this, today is not a date any more, but a string - and you
cannot substract a timedelta from a string.
André Engels, andreengels at gmail.com
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