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# Function std.path.isRooted

Determines whether a path starts at a root directory.

 bool isRooted(R) (   R path ) if (isRandomAccessRange!R && isSomeChar!(ElementType!R) || is(StringTypeOf!R)); 

## Parameters

NameDescription
path A path name.

## Returns

Whether a path starts at a root directory.

On POSIX, this function returns true if and only if the path starts with a slash (/).

On Windows, this function returns true if the path starts at the root directory of the current drive, of some other drive, or of a network drive.

## Example

version (Posix)
{
assert( isRooted("/"));
assert( isRooted("/foo"));
assert(!isRooted("foo"));
assert(!isRooted("../foo"));
}

version (Windows)
{
assert( isRooted(\));
assert( isRooted(\foo));
assert( isRooted(d:\foo));
assert( isRooted(\\foo\bar));
assert(!isRooted("foo"));
assert(!isRooted("d:foo"));
}


## Authors

Lars Tandle Kyllingstad, Walter Bright, Grzegorz Adam Hankiewicz, Thomas Kühne, Andrei Alexandrescu