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I'd like to know what I'm doing wrong with the merge algorithms in Python.

I have several shapefiles (polygons) ending in 'LNA', 'LNC', 'LDA', and 'LDC', and I'd like to merge them depending on their names (as part of a bigger pyQgis script). The expected output is 4 files, one for each suffix. Here is the code:

import processing
from PyQt4 import QtGui
layer = qgis.utils.iface.mapCanvas().layers()
destpath = str((QtGui.QInputDialog.getText(None, "File path", "without shp suffix"))[0])

for typeCarte in ('LNC', 'LNA', 'LDC', 'LDA'):
    layerList = [lyr for lyr in QgsMapLayerRegistry.instance().mapLayers().values() if (lyr.name().endswith(typeCarte) and (lyr.name().startswith('0')))]

    processing.runalg("qgis:mergevectorlayers", layerList, destpath)

    iface.addVectorLayer(
        destpath + ".shp", 
        typeCarte + '_temp_Fusion',
        "ogr")

The processing works but only with the files ending in 'LNC', that is the first item in my list. The LDA_temp_Fusion, LNA_temp_Fusion and so forth are just identical. If I replace now this processing bit with the following line

   processing.runalg('saga:mergelayers', layerList,True,True,destpath)

I get the expected result. What is different in those algorithms that make them behave differently? Or is it just me?

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