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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

Using random and shutil to move files in loop in python

I have a small problem. I am trying to move 20×500 images in 20 predefined folders. I can make this work with just 500 random images and I have identified the problem; I draw 500 random files, move them and then it tries doing it again but since it doesn’t update the random list, it […]

Lost files while tried to move files using python shutil.move

I had 120 files in my source folder which I need to move to a new directory (destination). The destination is made in the function I wrote, based on the string in the filename. For example, here is the function I used. In the function, I am creating the destination folders, based on the ID’s derived from the files list.