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  • Last Updated : 12 Jun, 2019

OS module in Python provides functions for interacting with the operating system. OS comes under Python’s standard utility modules. This module provides a portable way of using operating system dependent functionality. os.path module is sub module of OS module in Python used for common path name manipulation.

os.path.supports_unicode_filenames object in Python is used to check whether an arbitrary Unicode strings can be used as filenames or not.

os.path.supports_unicode_filenames is always False on posix systems except Darwin, because posix systems don’t care about the encoding of the filename. They treat filenames simply as a byte sequence.

Syntax: os.path.supports_unicode_filenames

Parameters: This is a non-callable object. Hence, no parameter is required

Return Type: This method returns a Boolean value of class bool. This method returns True if system supports Unicode string as filename otherwise returns False.

Code: use of os.path.supports_unicode_filenames object




# Python program to explain os.path.supports_unicode_filenames object 
    
# importing os module 
import os
  
# Check whether an arbitrary Unicode
# string can be used as
# a filename or not 
support = os.path.supports_unicode_filenames
  
  
# Print the result
print(support) 
Output:
False

os.path.supports_unicode_filenames

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