replacement_filename

sunpy.util.replacement_filename(path)[source] [edit on github]

Return a replacement path if input path is currently in use.

Enumerates until an unused filename is found, e.g., “foo.fits” becomes “foo.0.fits”, if that is used, “foo.1.fits” and so on.

Parameters

path (str) – A string path.

Returns

str – A string path.