Do I need to have site.py available or not ?
theller at python.net
Sat Aug 6 13:20:49 CEST 2005
Reinhold Birkenfeld <reinhold-birkenfeld-nospam at wolke7.net> writes:
> Terry Reedy wrote:
>> <marcus.obrien at cyantechnology.com> wrote in message
>> news:1123257409.099201.114960 at g49g2000cwa.googlegroups.com...
>>> on startup my embedded python comes up with "import site failed use
>>> -v". Later python crashes on Pyrun_file(). This is the first time I
>>> have used python and I would like to know does it require site.py to be
>>> read in, and has anyone got an idea how to pass in the -v without using
>>> the python -v command, ie the embedded way. Thanks very much.
>> If by embedded you mean embedded in a C/C++ program, I would look to the
>> doc for the C API function that you use to start it up to see whether there
>> is a way to pass in argv flags or to have the same effect.
> Also note that '-v' doesn't do what you want here, it merely activates verbose
> mode so that you can find the cause for above error. You want '-S'.
I would say that "import site failed" means that something is wrong.
The '-v' flag helps to find out what and why. The PYTHONVERBOSE
environment variable does the same.
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