[IronPython] importing the os module

Papanii Okai papanii.okai at gmail.com
Mon Oct 17 10:04:04 CEST 2005

Thanx Jonathan the link you provided proved very useful..


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Papanii Okai wrote:
> Hmm, I tend to disagree with you on the fact that in standard python os 
> is not a built in module. Even though nt is built in, the os modules 
> also built in. But what is confusing is that Anthony posted that he was 
> able to import the os module like so.

Anthony is probably making use of site.py (which can be found in 
<path_to_ironpython>\bin\Lib) to make the Python stdlib accessible to 
IronPython. (That is, unless I'm mistaken.)

Jim mentions[1] a short site.py in one of his recent emails which is 
probably just what you're looking for.

Hope this helps.



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