What is os.path.dirname() method in python

Oct. 2, 2020, 12:14 p.m.

os.path.dirname() returns the directory of a given path name e.g. if the given path is '/home/felix/Documents' , os.path.dirname() will return "/home/felix" . you can try this in your terminal like this

import os

 # our sample path, yours might be different 
sample_path =  '/home/felix/Documents'

directory_name = os.path.dirname(sample_path) 


the output of the above code will be



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