path slashes cleaning

Francesco Guerrieri f.guerrieri at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 15:32:02 CEST 2008


On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 3:25 PM, Mathieu Prevot <mathieu.prevot at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> for scripts that take arguments, I would like to remove the trailing
> slash if it's present.
>
> Is there something else than:
>
> a='/usr/local/lib/'
> if a[-1] == '/':
>  a = list(a)
>  a.pop()
>  ''.join(a)
>
> Thanks,
> Mathieu

a.rstrip('/') does the job.

bye,
Francesco



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