remove a directory with special chars
peter at engcorp.com
Sun Mar 19 20:33:22 CET 2006
> Is there a special reason you want to use Python to do this? The Linux
> command shell would probably do exactly the same job (you can specify
> backslash-escaped characters at the command-line)...
> anyway to do it in python:
> import os
> Note that under Linux, hidden files start with a "." - that's what makes
> them hidden.
> By the way, "\177" (decimal 79) is a letter "O"... I suspect you meant
> "\011" (decimal 9) which is backspace...
Actually, \177 is DEL, while the letter O is \117.
Definitely confusing, but then octal sucks anyway.
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