[Distutils] Windows Python sys.prefix

Mark Hammond mhammond at skippinet.com.au
Wed Sep 19 02:12:21 CEST 2007

> I can certainly create a landmark if at all reasonable.  I'm looking at
> getpathp.c, and it looks like it just looks for lib/os.py ... and I
> think it walks up from the current directory until it finds it?  So
> right now I have:
>    bin/python.exe
>    lib/python2.5/os.py
> But perhaps if I just change it to:
>    bin/python.exe
>    lib/os.py
> it will work?  

Yep, and a quick test here works fine.

> On windows, does it just leave out the "/python2.5/"
> portion of the lib path?

well - it doesn't "leave it out" as such - it just never adds anything like
that :)


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