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difference between absolute and relative path

 
shiv kedia
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can anybody tell me the
difference between absolute and relative path
 
Christophe Verré
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An absolute path may start with a slash '/', or 'http://...', etc...
It points to a specific location.

A relative path could be a file name "myfile.html" or a path relative to the current path, like "../myfile.html". It depends on the context (which makes it relative btw)

Plz have a look here :
Absolute and relative path

[ December 11, 2005: Message edited by: Satou kurinosuke ]
[ December 11, 2005: Message edited by: Satou kurinosuke ]
 
Max Habibi
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A relative path is relative to where the requestor is: thus, two directories down.

An absolute path, OTOH, is objective, regardless of where the requestor is: for example, c:\index.jsp.

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[ December 11, 2005: Message edited by: Max Habibi ]
 
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