'.' or os.curdir?

Michael Smith michael.smith at thalesatm.com
Tue Dec 12 17:16:49 CST 2006

Matt Mackall wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 12, 2006 at 11:58:23PM +0100, Christian Ebert wrote:
>>Looking at the source I saw that '.' is used for the current
>>directory. Wouldn't it make sense to replace that with os.curdir
>>for portability purposes?
> Can you name a supported OS where '.' is not the current directory?

I can't. But in OpenVMS . is not the current directory. You have to 
refer to it in absolute terms.

I think it would be good to be as portable as possible, other things 
being equal.
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