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Author Jacek.Pliszka
Recipients Jacek.Pliszka
Date 2011-08-20.11:52:53
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I suggest a small change in os.walk module.  

Instead of:
def walk(top, topdown=True, onerror=None, followlinks=False):

I would like to have:
def walk(top, topdown=True, onerror=None, skipnames=lambda x : False, skipdirs=islink):

Implementation might be as follows:

<         if isdir(join(top, name)):
>         fullname=join(top, name)
>         if skipnames(fullname):
>             continue
>         if isdir(fullname):


<         if followlinks or not islink(new_path):
<             for x in walk(new_path, topdown, onerror, followlinks):
>         if not skipdirs(new_path):
>             for x in walk(new_path, topdown, onerror, skipnames, skipdirs):

This is a small change, breaks a bit 'followlinks' option but gives
much more flexibility as skipnames and skidirs can be any 
functions (including ones using regexp and similar).
Date User Action Args
2011-08-20 11:52:54Jacek.Pliszkasetrecipients: + Jacek.Pliszka
2011-08-20 11:52:54Jacek.Pliszkasetmessageid: <>
2011-08-20 11:52:53Jacek.Pliszkalinkissue12793 messages
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