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Python Python for File Systems Navigation Absolutely

The C:\ check requires C:\\ in order to work

It says it didn't get the right return but in my check if I include the double "\" it works else I get an error

import os

def absolute(path, root):
    if os.path.isabs(path):
        return path
        return os.path.join(root, path)

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
224,936 Points

The backslash has a special meaning as an "escape" character, so using two together cancels that out and leaves just one actual "\" in the string.