[Tutor] python equivalent of perl readlink()?

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Mon Oct 16 18:44:55 CEST 2006

>> Yes, its confusing/. One thing that should be rationalised IMHO
>> is the various os modules.There are os, os.path, shutil, and now
>> subprocess too.
> The portions of these modules that have to do with files and file 
> paths
> are collected in the path module which many people find very handy:
> http://www.jorendorff.com/articles/python/path/index.html

Unfortunately introducing yet another module adds to the confusion.
But at least it provides a compatible pathway to rationalisation in
the long term. Which is 'A Good Thing' IMHO...

Alan G. 

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