[Mono-list] directory path separator

Michael J. Ryan tracker1_lists@theroughnecks.com
Fri, 17 Sep 2004 03:22:03 -0700

Kevin White wrote:
> In java there is the notion of using a system variable to tell you
> what the platform-specific folder separator is.  Is the same true for
> .Net?  I've only done .Net on windows and haven't cared until now.
> I'd like my code to be portable between windows and linux using .Net
> and mono.    I take one of the "special" folders from
> Environment.GetFolder(), and append some directory structure to that
> to do some work.  How do I know what folder separator to use?

Not 100% sure if they work right on mono, but FileInfo, and DirectoryInfo
objects are your friends, if you are targetting windows, and *nix, the
forward-slash is an alternate separator in windows, and should work fine
by switching.. there are the following static values you can reference.


probably already answered though.. :)

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