[Python-ideas] os.path.isparent and os.path.ischild

Oleg Broytman phd at phdru.name
Fri Jul 8 11:25:24 CEST 2011

On Fri, Jul 08, 2011 at 06:00:26PM +1000, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> def isparent(path1, path2):
>     "Returns True if path1 is a parent of path2."
>     return os.path.commonprefix([path1, path2]) == path1

>>> isparent('C:\\Program Files', 'C:/Program Files/Python')


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