How to use regex (re)

PK Khatri piseema at gmail.com
Sat Aug 8 05:58:05 CEST 2015


On Friday, August 7, 2015 at 9:48:35 AM UTC-7, Peter Pearson wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Aug 2015 13:06:36 -0700 (PDT), PK Khatri <piseema at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have a following script which extracts xyz.tgz and outputs to a
> > folder which contains several sub-folders and files.
> >
> >     source_dir = "c:\\TEST"
> >     dest_dir = "c:\\TEST"
> >     for src_name in glob.glob(os.path.join(source_dir, '*.tgz')):
> >         base = os.path.basename(src_name)
> >         dest_name = os.path.join(dest_dir, base[:-4])
> >         with tarfile.open(src_name, 'r') as infile:
> >             infile.extractall(dest_dir)
> >
> > When above script is ran, the output is a single directory within that
> > directory the structure looks like this:
> >
> > folder_1
> > folder_2
> > folder_n
> > file_1
> > file_2
> > file_n
> >
> > In these folder, there are sub-folders and files. Among those file
> > there are some data i am interested in to search and output to a file.
> >
> > For eg. Among the folders there is a file called
> > **'localcli_network-ip-neighbor-list.txt**' which contains IP
> > address(s) which I would like to output to a file.
> 
> Are you asking how to determine whether the string
> "localcli_network-ip-neighbor-list.txt" appears in a filename?
> If so, the logical expression
> 
>     "localcli_network-ip-neighbor-list.txt" in filename
> 
> will do the job.
> 
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Thanks Peter.


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