Copy directory tree without copying files

Jeremy Conlin jlconlin at
Wed Sep 23 18:03:15 CEST 2009

On Sep 23, 9:44 am, Grant Edwards <inva... at invalid.invalid> wrote:
> On 2009-09-23, Jeremy Conlin <jlcon... at> wrote:
> > I am trying to copy a folder hierarchy from one location to another.
> > I can use the shutil.copytree function to copy the folder tree, but I
> > don't want the files copied, just the folders.  What is a good way to
> > approach this?
> Just in case there's no real requirement to use Python...
> $ (cd srcdir; find . -type d) | (cd dstdir; xargs mkdir)

Thanks, but this has to be platform independent so Python seemed like
a good choice.


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