[Tutor] ExpandFileName

Kalle Svensson kalle@gnupung.net
Sun, 23 Dec 2001 00:56:05 +0100

[Daniel Kinnaer]
> In Delphi there's this lovely function called ExpandFileName, which converts
> the relative file name into a fully qualified path name by merging in the
> current drive and directory. I suppose in Python there's the same kind of
> function, but, unfortunately, I cannot find it (using python 2.2).  Can
> anyone help me with this?

[Karthik Gurumurthy]
> import os.path
> os.path.abspath(fileName)

os.path is full of nice functions.  shutil is another good module to know
about, as is glob.

The documentation, as always, available on

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