[Python-Dev] Finding landmark when prefix != exec-prefix
Thu, 7 Sep 2000 23:13:09 -0400 (EDT)
>>>>> "GW" == Greg Ward <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
GW> PS. what about hard-coding a prefix and exec-prefix in the
GW> binary, and only searching for the landmark if the hard-coded
GW> values fail? That way, this complicated and expensive search is
GW> only done if the installation has been relocated.
I've tried not to understand much about the search process. I know
that it is slow (relatively speaking) and that it can be avoided by
setting the PYTHONHOME environment variable.