Looping through files in a directory

r0g aioe.org at technicalbloke.com
Thu Nov 11 07:11:17 CET 2010


On 11/11/10 00:17, Steve Holden wrote:
> On 11/10/2010 5:46 PM, Matty Sarro wrote:
>> Short story - I have a few thousand files in a directory I need to parse
>> through. Is there a simple way to loop through files? I'd like to avoid
>> writing a python script that can parse 1 file, and have to call it a few
>> thousand times from a bash script. Any input or pointers to functions
>> that'd help would be very much appreciated. Thanks!
>>
> from glob import glob
> for filename in glob("*"):
>    # do something with filename
>
> regards
>   Steve


Ooo, that's nice, would that work on non *nix platforms too?

Roger



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