How do I remove/unlink wildcarded files

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Fri Jan 2 10:02:38 CET 2015


Anthony Papillion <anthony at cajuntechie.org> writes:

> I have a function I'm writing to delete wildcarded files in a
> directory.

Is the brute-force method (explicit, easy to understand) good enough?

    import os
    import os.path
    import glob

    paths_to_remove = glob.glob(
            os.path.join([
                os.path.expanduser("~anthony"), "backup", "unix*"
                ]))
    for path in paths_to_remove:
        os.remove(path)

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