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Python Python for File Systems Project Starter Solid Paths

Python for File Systems problem — been stuck for days! Please help~

It says:

Bummer! ValueError: '/workdir' does not start with 'examples'

I have been stuck for days; no solution works. This is my best solution.

Please help! :zap: ~Alex

import pathlib
import os

def get_root():
    root = pathlib.PurePath(
        input("What's the full path where you'd like the project? ")

    cwd = pathlib.PurePath(os.getcwd())
    if cwd.relative_to(root):
        return cwd.joinpath(root)

    if root.is_absolute():
        return root

    return get_root()

Kenneth Love