Diez B. Roggisch
deets at nospam.web.de
Mon Mar 13 11:47:41 CET 2006
> In which physical file are the python environmental variables located?
> I know I can access them using the:
> to get their values. But out of the program, if I need to look at them
> and alter their values, where do I find them? Are they the OS
> environmental variables as I suspect? If they are, then I'll find them
> with the other OS environ variables in My
> Computer->System->Properties->Advanced->Environmental Variables.
> But I checked that place and did not find any default values for them.
They aren't necessarily stored somewhere - except in memory. You can open a
cmd-prompt and do something like
set FOO "bar"
(syntax may vary, I'm a UNIX-guy)
Then you will be able to access this variable from a process - like python.
But it is nowhere saved.
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