[Python-Dev] pathlib handling of trailing slash (Issue #21039)

Antoine Pitrou antoine at python.org
Thu Aug 7 04:30:52 CEST 2014

Le 06/08/2014 22:12, Ben Finney a écrit :
> You seem to be saying that ‘pathlib’ is not intended to be helpful for
> constructing a shell command.

pathlib lets you do operations on paths. It also gives you a string 
representation of the path that's expected to designate that path when 
talking to operating system APIs. It doesn't give you the possibility to 
store other semantic variations ("whether a new directory level must be 
created"); that's up to you to add those.

(similarly, it doesn't have separate classes to represent "a file", "a 
directory", "a non-existing file", etc.)



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