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import hashlib
import itertools
import os
import time
from import FileSystemStorage as DjangoStorage
class RenameFileStorage(DjangoStorage):
"""Subclass Django's file system storage to add our file naming
def get_available_name(self, name):
dir_name, file_name = os.path.split(name)
file_root, file_ext = os.path.splitext(file_name)
# Set file_root to something we like: clean and all ascii
md5_sub = hashlib.md5(file_root.encode('utf8')).hexdigest()[0:6]
file_root = time.strftime('%Y-%m-%d-%H-%M-%S-',
time.localtime()) + md5_sub
name = os.path.join(dir_name, file_root + file_ext)
# If the filename already exists, add an underscore and a number
# (before the file extension, if one exists) to the filename until
# the generated filename doesn't exist.
count = itertools.count(1)
while self.exists(name):
# file_ext includes the dot.
name = os.path.join(dir_name, "%s_%s%s" %
(file_root,, file_ext))
return name
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