dieter at handshake
Jun 22, 2012, 11:25 AM
Post #2 of 2
Kushal Das <kushaldas [at] gmail> writes:
Re: A question on os.path.join in POSIX systems
[In reply to]
> There is a comment on posixpath.join saying "Ignore the previous parts
> if a part is absolute."
It means: "join(something, abspath) == abspath" whenever "abspath"
is an absolute path.
> Is this defined in the POSIX spec ? If yes, then can someone please
> point me to a link where I can read about it ?
It has nothing to do with POSIX. It just describes a senseful
behavior of "join".