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How to change '\\' to '\'


Hmmm...strange, I didn't see Rick's mail:-(

Sure the forward slash is better, not to cause this confusion.
But I am curious, since when, I mean, since which version
Windows start to accept forward slash?

--Jach

Alister ware via Python-list at 2018/10/1 PM 04:15 wrote:
> On Sun, 30 Sep 2018 17:45:52 -0700, Rick Johnson wrote:
> 
>> Jach Fong wrote:
>>> I get a string item, for example path[0], from path =
>>> os.get_exec_path()
>>> It's something like "\\Borland\\Bcc55\\Include", a Python string.
>>> I want to use this "string" in a subprocess command as a parameter.
>>> Obviously this command can only recognize "\Borland\Bcc55\Include".
>>> I know there must have an easy way to convert it, but just can't figure
>>> it out :-(
>>
>> I would suggest substituting all backslashes with forward slashes, that
>> way, the printed version and the internal escaped version won't be
>> confusing to you. And besides, which is easier to read?
>>
>> This?
>>
>>    "\\Borland\\Bcc55\\Include"
>>
>> Or this?
>>
>>    "/Borland/Bcc55/Include"
>>
>> ???
>>
>> </lesson>
> 
> Practicality Beats Purity
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