[Tutor] Python suddenly finding ".DS_Store" files in folder

Scot W. Stevenson scot at possum.in-berlin.de
Wed Apr 7 19:43:25 EDT 2004

Hello Danny, 

> Actually, it _is_ Mac OS X running around inserting files.

Ye Gods. How strange. They certainly don't tell you that in the switcher ads, 
do they ...

> And if we want our programs to follow the same conventions, we'll have to
> filter out those filenames ourselves.  If you write a small helper
> function that filters out os.listdir()'s output, that should do the trick.

Yeah, now I have an ugly hack that checks if the file is .DS_Store and if so, 
skips it.

I think I might want to take another look at Yellow Dog Linux...

Thank you for the help!
Y, Scot

                Scot W. Stevenson - Panketal, Germany

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