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use pathlib to resolve symlinks #2094

merged 1 commit into from Oct 10, 2021

use pathlib to resolve symlinks #2094

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@davidism davidism commented Oct 10, 2021

pathlib.Path(value).resolve() will resolve paths with symlinks consistently, including on Windows Python < 3.8.


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@davidism davidism added this to the 8.0.3 milestone Oct 10, 2021
@davidism davidism merged commit 3737511 into 8.0.x Oct 10, 2021
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