os.path.isdir do not work for Foder named '2011-07-03'

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Tue Jul 19 19:51:09 CEST 2011


On 7/19/2011 2:15 AM, Thomas 'PointedEars' Lahn wrote:
> Steven D'Aprano 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?
>>
>> Yes.
>>
>>>>> print "logs/2011-07-03"
>> 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.
>
> Besides that, and permission issues, ISTM that there are Unicode characters
> (at least non-ASCII characters) in the OP's path, which means they should
> declare
>
> # encoding: utf-8

That is the default in Py3. Not sure of OP specified what he used.
>
> or something else fitting, and use
>
> os.path.isdir(u"C:/Users/조창준/Desktop/logs/2011-07-03")
>

-- 
Terry Jan Reedy





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