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No it wouldn't. You're trying to create Windows directory paths. In Linux, the backslash character ("\") is an escape character that indicates that the character to the right of it is to be interpreted in a special way (depending on what that character is), so the actual filename you're referencing isn't what you think it is.
In Linux and Unix, you use forward (real) slashes to separate path components, not backslashes. So the proper form is:
I think you have another problem as well, but I'm not sure. Doing the paths wrong is problem enough.
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Thanks for the reply, i had meant the forward slash but typed in the other one. Anyways, i guess putting them inside of curly brackets helped me solve the actual issue.