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Python: Join one or more path components together and split a given path in directory and file

Python Operating System Services: Exercise-13 with Solution

Write a Python program to join one or more path components together and split a given path in directory and file.

Sample Solution:

Python Code :

import os
path = r'g:\\testpath\\a.txt'
print("Original path:")
print(path)
print("\nDir and file name of the said path:")
print(os.path.split(path))
print("\nJoin one or more path components together:")
print(os.path.join(r'g:\\testpath\\','a.txt'))

Sample Output:

Original path:
g:\\testpath\\a.txt

Dir and file name of the said path:
('', 'g:\\\\testpath\\\\a.txt')

Join one or more path components together:
g:\\testpath\\/a.txt

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