Default path for files
aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sat Jan 30 19:59:47 CET 2010
In article <hjhnp0$7bc$1 at news.eternal-september.org>,
Rotwang <sg552 at hotmail.co.uk> wrote:
>Hi all, can anybody tell me whether there's a way to change the default
>location for files to be opened by open()? I'd like to be able to create
>files somewhere other than my Python folder without having to write the
>full path in the filename every time. Sorry if this is a stupid
>question, I don't know much about programming.
from os.path import join
BASE = '/path/to/root'
f = open(join(BASE, filename))
Trust me, you'll be much happier with this.
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