Problem while copying a file from a remote filer

Chris Rebert clp2 at
Mon Mar 16 06:47:54 CET 2009

On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 10:24 PM, venutaurus539 at
<venutaurus539 at> wrote:
> Hi all,
>      I have to write an application which does a move and copy of a
> file from a remote machine to the local machine. I tried something
> like:
> file = ur"\\\\venuwin2008\\C\\4Folders\\Folder02\\Folder002\
> \TextFile_06.txt"

The 'r' prefix on the string makes it a raw string, meaning you don't
have do double-up the backslashes, but you did so anyway, so your path
has many extra backslashes, making it invalid. Dropping the 'r' prefix
should fix the problem.


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