The macpath Module

The macpath module (see Example 13-2) provides os.path functionality on Macintosh platforms. You can also use it to handle Macintosh paths on other platforms.

Example 13-2. Using the macpath Module
File: macpath-example-1.py

import macpath

file = "my:little:pony"

print "isabs", "=>", macpath.isabs(file)
print "dirname", "=>", macpath.dirname(file)
print "basename", "=>", macpath.basename(file)
print "normpath", "=>", macpath.normpath(file)
print "split", "=>", macpath.split(file)
print "join", "=>", macpath.join(file, "zorba")

isabs => 1
dirname => my:little
basename => pony
normpath => my:little:pony
split => (my:little, pony)
join => my:little:pony:zorba

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