[Python-Dev] UUID module

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Mon Jun 12 18:32:03 CEST 2006

Ka-Ping Yee wrote:
> I'd like to, but i don't want to use a method for finding the system
> directory that depends on ctypes.  Is there a more general way?

I think

os.path.join(os.environ["SystemRoot"], "system32")

should be fairly reliable. If people are worried that the directory
might not be system32, then


gives you the value (although I could not find out how to expand
REG_EXPAND_SZ keys with _winreg).


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