porting python script from linux to windows

BW Glitch bwglitch at hotpop.com
Fri Dec 12 21:50:09 CET 2003


hokieghal99 wrote:

> What are the specific steps that one should take to make a python script 
> that works on a Linux x86 machine also work on a Windows x86 machine?
> 
> I am using os, re and string in the script. How do paths differ between 
> the two OSes? I am use to a unix-like path /blah/blah/blah. Would I need 
> to change this to x:\blah\blah\blah where x = drive letter? What about 
> creating fs objects? file works the same on both? os.walk works the same?

Instead of using full paths, try using the os.path.join method. It makes 
it easier to port from/to any OS.

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