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'A Python click type which is similar to click.Path but returns a pathlib Path'

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Click Pathlib

A Python click type which is similar to click.Path but returns a Pathlib.Path.


$ pip install click-pathlib

This supports Python 3.8+.


Use the click_pathlib.Path just like a click.Path type and your function will receive a pathlib.Path.

import click
import click_pathlib

def delete(existing_file):


Thanks to @jeremyh for describing this solution on GitHub at



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