Python | os.scandir() method
OS module in Python provides functions for interacting with the operating system. OS comes under Python’s standard utility modules. This module provides a portable way of using operating system-dependent functionality.
The os.scandir() method in Python is used to get an iterator of os.DirEntry objects corresponding to the entries in the directory given by the specified path.
The entries are yielded in arbitrary order and special entries ‘.’ and ‘..’ are not included.
Syntax: os.scandir(path = ‘.’)
path: A path-like object representing the file system path. This specify the directory to be scanned. If path is not specified then current working directory is used as path.
A path-like object is a string or bytes object which represents a path.
Return Type: This method returns an iterator of os.DirEntry objects corresponding to the entries in the given directory.
Code: Use of os.scandir() method
"Files and Directories in '% s':"
Files and Directories in '/home':
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