Unformatted text preview: path may be absolute or relative. An absolute path name begins at the root and specifies each step down the tree until it reaches the desired file or directory. A relative path name begins from the current working directory. Let’s look at examples of each type of path. The following are absolute path names based on the directory tree shown in Figure 11.4: 10–hx! x,F D#z –C) .""DOz–2D 2!xTizdz 10–C> 8!ORFz 9 –#z99zx –,II#DO,9D! –S,LzO‘iT!O 10–2D T! –)> 9zF–URDO’LDFz They each begin at the root and proceed down the directory structure. Each subdirectory is separated by the backslash ( – ). Note that a path can...
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2011 for the course CSE 1550 taught by Professor Marianakant during the Fall '10 term at York University.
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