os.path.isdir do not work for Foder named '2011-07-03'
changjun.cho at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 03:21:01 EDT 2011
On Jul 19, 1:42 pm, Steven D'Aprano <steve
+comp.lang.pyt... at pearwood.info> wrote:
> Nulpum wrote:
> > I want to make sure that folder exists.
> > '2011-07-03' is really exists. but 'os.path.isdir' say false
> > Does anyone know why?
> >>> print "logs/2011-07-03"
> >>> print "logs\2011-07-03"
> logs 1-07-03
> Don't use backslashes as path separators in Python. Backslashes are used for
> string escapes.
> \n means newline, not backslash n
> \t means tab, not backslash t
> and \201 means octal character 0201 (hex 'x81', decimal 129).
> There are three solutions:
> (1) Escape every backslash with an extra backslash:
> >>> print "logs\\2011-07-03"
> (2) Use forward slashes, as Windows will happily accept them instead of
> (3) Use another operating system. *wink*
Thank you very much, Steven
Now. It's OK.
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