[IPython-user] More Windows questions part 2 - \/ characters revisited

Ville Vainio vivainio at gmail.com
Mon Aug 15 03:59:09 CDT 2005


> don't recognize c:\ as a path).  In iplib.py, fn handle_shell_escape, please
> change:

> line_out = ('%s%s.system(' % (pre,self.name)) + repr(cmd) + ')'

This one works.

> Another possibility is to instead change them to:
> 
> line_out = '%s%s.system(r"%s")' % (pre,self.name,cmd)
> and
> line_out = '%s.system(r"%s")' % (self.name,cmd)

These don't, because r"blah\" is a syntax error.

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