mhost mhost - 2 months ago 6
Python Question

Get a filtered list of files in a directory

I am trying to get a list of files in a directory using Python, but I do not want a list of ALL the files.

What I essentially want is the ability to do something like the following but using Python and not executing ls.

ls 145592*.jpg


If there is no built-in method for this, I am currently thinking of writing a for loop to iterate through the results of an
os.listdir()
and to append all the matching files to a new list.

However, there are a lot of files in that directory and therefore I am hoping there is a more efficient method (or a built-in method).

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