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Print number of occurrences of any items in a list in paths

I am using os.walk to identify paths in a generic source directory (SRC) that contain any strings in my_list: And let’s say that print(source_path) gives the following: My goal is to shutil.move my source_path’s, but since, for example, moving /User/dir_1/bird_files/ and then trying to move /User/dir_1/bird_files/bird_a_files/ will result in a FileNotFound Error, I want to filter my source_path’s to include

How to loop over sub-directories within a root directory using os.walk()?

I have a root directory termed “2013” with some subdirectories as follows: what I intend to do is to use os.walk() to go through the innermost sub-directories (i.e., ANAR) and create a similar folder within them if it does not exist already. Here is my code: but I encounter the following error (creates a bunch of ANAR dirs within ./2013/2/ANAR/):

print/list only 5 entries from OS.Walk in python

My Goal – To list only 5 entries when using OS walk. So far I have only been able to get a list of everything that I find using OS.Walk or only list one entry. (By using the return function) My code: import os import subprocess The Results: If there is any way to only show 5 instead of the

Check the presence of files within directory

under “mypath” i have one folder and under this folder i have files and i want to check the existance of files under this folder, but in my example below it checks only the directory where is the folder (where there is no files) , So any idea? Answer You need to check the right directory: Like @tdelaney’s answer, does

How to modify specific line in sql file?

I am trying to modify a line in sql file in a directory. Currently have written the code which navigates to files directory according to user input . each sql file in that dir has these 2 lines: I am trying to do is loop through all files and I want to change-set every-time the script runs. so those 2