[Python-Dev] patching webbrowser.py for OS X
skip at pobox.com
Mon Jan 12 15:06:15 EST 2004
(python-dev is not the best place for this. If you want to submit a
proposed patch, please use the SourceForge bug tracker. For more "how do I
do this" sorts of stuff, please use comp.lang.python (aka
python-list at python.org). Your post sort of straddles both domains.)
Brendan> I was trying to use the webbrowser module with OS X's
Brendan> preinstalled python; I'm not very familiar with OS X, but I
Brendan> just patched webbrowser.py to use the very generic "open"
Brendan> command, which works for the simple webbrowser.open(url).
Brendan> Any thoughts or issues?
All you need to do to get this to work is set your BROWSER environment
variable to "open":
% env | grep BROWSER
No source mods necessary.
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