[New-bugs-announce] [issue16413] Non cross-platform behavior of os.path.split

anatoly techtonik report at bugs.python.org
Mon Nov 5 12:24:28 CET 2012

New submission from anatoly techtonik:

os.path.split('c:foo') gives ('c:', 'foo') on Windows and ('', 'c:foo') on Linux, which is not documented. IIUC, the behavior change in os module is not possible, so a documentation note will be appreciated.

assignee: docs at python
components: Documentation, Library (Lib)
messages: 174890
nosy: docs at python, techtonik
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: Non cross-platform behavior of os.path.split
versions: Python 2.7, Python 3.1, Python 3.2, Python 3.3, Python 3.4

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