[Tutor] glob in order of the file numbers

Bill Campbell bill at celestial.net
Sat Mar 7 04:11:46 CET 2009

On Fri, Mar 06, 2009, Emad Nawfal (???? ????) wrote:
>   Hi Tutors,
>   suppose I have four files in the current directory: 1.temp, 2.temp,
>   3.temp, and 4.temp. I want to use glob, or anything else, to print the
>   contents of the files in their respective orders, where the content of
>   1.temp gets printed, then 2.temp, then 3.temp, then 4.temp.
>   I write the following, but it does not get me what I want:
>   import glob
>   for path in glob.iglob("*.temp"):
>       infile = open(path)
>       for line in infile:
>           print line.strip()
>   # This prints
>   emad at emad-laptop:~/Desktop/TEMP$ python globbing.py
>   This is four
>   This is one
>   This is two
>   This is three
>   Could somebody please tell me how to get the output in the right
>   order?

files = glob.glob('*.temp')
for file in files: ...

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