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Python: Scan a specified directory and identify the sub directories and files

Python Operating System Services: Exercise-3 with Solution

Write a Python program to scan a specified directory and identify the sub directories and files.

Sample Solution:

Python Code :

import os
root = 'g:\\testpath\\'
for entry in os.scandir(root):
   if entry.is_dir():
       typ = 'dir'
   elif entry.is_file():
       typ = 'file'
   elif entry.is_symlink():
       typ = 'link'
   else:
       typ = 'unknown'
   print('{name} {typ}'.format(
       name=entry.name,
       typ=typ,
   ))

Sample Output:

a dir
b dir
c dir
d dir
e dir
f dir
p.txt file
q.txt file
r.docx file
s.xlsx file

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