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Author brett.cannon
Recipients brett.cannon, docs@python
Date 2019-12-18.18:20:50
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The question on how best to get an absolute path from a pathlib.Path object keeps coming up (see,, and as examples).

As pointed out across those posts, getting the absolute path is surprisingly subtle and varied depending on your needs. As such we should probably add a section somewhere in the pathlib docs explaining the various ways and why you would choose one over the other.
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