[Python-Dev] UUID module

Ka-Ping Yee python-dev at zesty.ca
Tue Jun 13 01:52:16 CEST 2006

On Mon, 12 Jun 2006, Giovanni Bajo wrote:
> GetSystemDirectory() is the official way to find the system directory.

You're right.  I've added a call to GetSystemDirectory, with a fallback
to the usual locations if it doesn't work.

> Another thing that you might do is to drop those absolute system
> directories altogether. After all, ipconfig should always be in the path.

Yup, that's why '' is the first item in the list of directories to try.

> As a last note, you are parsing ipconfig output assuming an English Windows
> installation. My Italian Windows 2000 has localized output.

Thanks for catching this.  I've fixed it in the latest version,
which is now checked in to the trunk.

-- ?!ng

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