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shanenin

"/" Causing Problems With Python Function

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I have been working on a script that rips music cds and encodes, and renames files using the CDDB database. I noticed the script failed when a "/" is in the name of the file I want to change the name to. Example:

>>> os.rename('track04.cdda.wav.mp3','The Rolling Stones / Intro Excerpt From Fanfare For The Common Man.mp3')
Traceback (most recent call last):
 File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory

if I remove the "/" the above code works just fine, so I am pretty certain the "/" is causing the problem

but I am able to use that symbol with string functions

>>> 'The Rolling Stones / Intro Excerpt From Fanfare For The Common Man.mp3 '.lower()
'the rolling stones / intro excerpt from fanfare for the common man.mp3 '

why is it failing with the os.rename() finction

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