Rawest raw string literals

breamoreboy at gmail.com breamoreboy at gmail.com
Thu Apr 20 12:26:50 EDT 2017


On Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 4:59:48 PM UTC+1, Grant Edwards wrote:
> On 2017-04-20, Mikhail V wrote:
> > Quite often I need raw string literals for concatenating console commands.
> > I want to input them exactly as they are in python sources.
> >
> > There is r"" string, but it is obviously not enough because e.g. this:
> > s = r"ffmpeg -i  "\\server-01\D\SER_Bigl.mpg" "
> 
>    s = r'ffmpeg -i  "\\server-01\D\SER_Bigl.mpg" '
> 
> Does that do what you want?
> 
> -- 
> Grant Edwards               grant.b.edwards        Yow! And then we could sit
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I find this:-

s = r"ffmpeg -i  '\\server-01\D\SER_Bigl.mpg' "

vastly superior.

Kindest regards.

Mark Lawrence.


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