How to change '\\' to '\'
On 2018-10-01 17:19:25 +0800, Jach Fong wrote:
> 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?
Since MS-DOS 2.0, i.e., before Windows even existed. Note that this is
only true for system call paraeters, not for command line parameters.
So for your use case:
> > > > I want to use this "string" in a subprocess command as a parameter.
you probably need to use backslashes, not forward slashes (it depends on
the program you are calling).
 And even there not always, as I've learned from the resident Windows
expert on this list.
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