[Tutor] Filename match on file extensions
D.Wilder at F5.com
Wed Oct 3 05:45:52 CEST 2012
>> Below is a snippet of a search I want to do for any file that contains the string "quarantine" in the filename.
>> It works for picking up any file name containing "quarantine" except when "quarantine" is used as an extension.
>> For example, the search would find quarantine.txt but fails to find txt.quarantine. I have done some investigating, but have
>> Not been able to determine how to make it include extensions in the search.
>> I believe I should be using something like "os.path.splitext". Does that make sense? Thanks.
>> target = '/home'
>> matches = 0
>> for (currdir,subdirs,files) in os.walk(target):
>> for i in files:
>> if i.lower().find("quarantine".lower()) == 0: ## Case-insensitive search for string "quarantine" in filename
>> matches += 1 # increment number of matches
>> print "Quarantine file",i,"found in directory",currdir
>>if matches > 0:
>> result = tc.FAIL
>> result = 'FAIL'
> Would this be a time when regex is necessary? Maybe: \b[^.]*quarantine[^.]*\.[a-zA-Z]*\b
I had originally used regular expression, but thought there might be a simpler solution w/o the need for regular expressions.
If that is what is needed, then so be it though. Thank you for your quick response.
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