Python method listdir() returns a list containing the names of the entries in the directory given by path. The list is in arbitrary order. It does not include the special entries '.' and '..' even if they are present in the directory.
Following is the syntax for listdir() method −
path − This is the directory, which needs to be explored.
This method returns a list containing the names of the entries in the directory given by path.
The following example shows the usage of listdir() method.
#!/usr/bin/python import os, sys # Open a file path = "/var/www/html/" dirs = os.listdir( path ) # This would print all the files and directories for file in dirs: print file
When we run above program, it produces following result −
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