[Python-au] blind spot with os.path

John Machin sjmachin at lexicon.net
Thu Oct 15 13:49:00 UTC 2009


On 15/10/2009 8:21 PM, Mike Dewhirst wrote:
> The problem I find is that Python seems to be using the wrong default 
> path separator here ...
> 
> 'C:\\users\\miked\\py\\chemdata\\src\\getmsds\\testlinks\\leave_empty/*.*'
> 
[snip]

>         filesdir = testdir + os.path.sep + emptydir

This is not the cause of your problem, but IMHO it's better to use
     os.path.join(this, that)
always instead of translating that to
     this + os.path.sep + that
sometimes.

Cheers,
John



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