Find and append file path

Rhodri James rhodri at kynesim.co.uk
Thu Jan 12 09:44:17 EST 2017


On 12/01/17 13:58, Iranna Mathapati wrote:
> Hi Team,
>
> How to append file path and find the latest folder according to the latest
> date:
>
> CLI input :"/root/user/branches/xyz"
>
> i want to find latest file within CLI input path and append to given CLI
> path
>
> Example:
> CLI Input: /root/user/branches/xyz
>
> find latest file and append to CLI path:
> "/root/user/branches/xyz/Apple"
>

Use os.scandir() to list whatever is in the directory, DirEntry.is_dir() 
will tell you if an entry is itself a directory, and DirEntry.stat() 
will let you get at the directory's various time stats.  Which attribute 
you want depends on exactly what you mean by "the latest folder 
according to the latest date".  Then just use your favourite means to 
join the directory name you selected to the original path.

-- 
Rhodri James *-* Kynesim Ltd


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