How to walk up parent directories?
Diez B. Roggisch
deets at nospam.web.de
Mon May 4 09:45:16 EDT 2009
Snorri H wrote:
> On May 4, 5:04 am, Matthew Wilson <m... at tplus1.com> wrote:
>> Is there already a tool in the standard library to let me walk up from a
>> subdirectory to the top of my file system?
> Never seen such a standard tool, yet it can be implemented in a way
> like this
> def walkup(path):
> aux = path.rsplit('/')
> while aux != ['']:
> yield reduce(lambda x,y:x+'/'+y,aux)
> yield '/'
> Maybe this is not the best way to ascend directories, but it seems to
It's not working for windows. And using reduce to create a path instead of
seems to be showing off mad functional coding skillz than anything else...
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