[Pythonmac-SIG] py2app is building semi-standalone package only.
ronaldoussoren at mac.com
Thu Mar 23 10:36:20 CET 2006
On Wednesday, March 22, 2006, at 11:21PM, Russell Finn <rsfinn at gmail.com> wrote:
>On 3/22/06, Christopher Barker <Chris.Barker at noaa.gov> wrote:
>> 2) you mentioned a programmatic API: In fact, I think there is a plist
>> somewhere that sets the default environment variables for all apps, you
>> could add a PATH entry (or add to it) programmaticly easily enough.
>Yes, it's ~/.MacOSX/environment.plist; see Apple's QA1067
>Perhaps the new Python installer should set this location instead of
>.profile (which doesn't help people using csh/tcsh)? (Be sure to
>include the "standard" path "/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin" as well --
>the settings in the .plist file are *not* cumulative.)
That's why my installer will never update this file, its too easy to lose
And the installer does update the shell init files for whatever is the shell
of the user installing python, it will update the csh environment for anyone
that uses that shell.
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