Files, directories and imports - relative to the current directory only
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> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "path.py", line 4, in <module>
> f = open('~/read/foo.txt')
> IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or
> directory: '~/read/foo.txt'
> So, what's wrong here? Maybe there's something I haven't set up?
Simple: the directory "~" doesn't exist. Since you're not using a
shell (but direct file access) there is no tilde expansion, and "~"
is treated as a regular file name. If you need to get the home
directory refer to the environment variable HOME
(os.environ["HOME"]). There even may be a shorter way, please refer
to the os module docs.
BOFH excuse #139:
UBNC (user brain not connected)
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