[New-bugs-announce] [issue12801] C realpath not used by os.path.realpath

Antoine Pitrou report at bugs.python.org
Sun Aug 21 01:47:31 CEST 2011

New submission from Antoine Pitrou <pitrou at free.fr>:

We have our own quirky implementation of C realpath() in posixpath.py.
It would probably be simpler, safer and more efficient to simply call the POSIX function instead (but it most be exposed somewhere, by posixmodule.c I suppose).

components: Library (Lib)
messages: 142583
nosy: haypo, neologix, pitrou, rosslagerwall
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: C realpath not used by os.path.realpath
type: feature request
versions: Python 3.3

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