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How to read a directory path from a txt file


On Monday, June 2, 2014 7:48:25 PM UTC+5:30, Samuel Kamau wrote:
> I have created a txt file with various paths to directories. The paths look like this
> 
> /home/wachkama/Desktop/api/genshi
> 
> /home/wachkama/Desktop/www/portal/schedule
> 
> /home/wachkama/Desktop/show/help.genshi
> 
> 
> 
> How do i read this paths in python ?

for x in open("filenames.txt"):
   print x

Assuming your filenames are in a file called filenames.txt in current directory

Also in practice:
1. You probably want print x.strip()
2. You dont want a print but whatever is the code you want