How to know a top directory?

Michiel Overtoom motoom at
Sat Aug 23 13:28:59 CEST 2008

Grigory wrote...

> I have path "/this/is/path" and I wanna get "/this/is".
>Also I want to use it as platform independent. If I want to pass "c:
>\that\path" then I need to get "c:\that".

import os
print os.path.split("/home/user/motoom")[0]
print os.path.split("c:\\prj\\techniques\\python")[0]

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