[Python-Dev] Excluding the current path from module search path?

P.J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Tue Aug 25 18:30:00 CEST 2009

At 04:59 PM 8/25/2009 +0100, Chris Withers wrote:
>Hi All,
>I'm being bitten by this issue:
>I'm not sure I agree with Daniel's closing of it so thought I'd ask here...
>Am I right in thinking that the general idea is that "the current 
>working directory at the time of invoking a script or interpreter 
>ends up on the python path" or should I be thinking "the directory 
>that a script exists in should end up on the python path"?
>If the latter, then what happens in the case of just starting up an 

It's the latter.  In the case where there is no script, then the 
current directory is considered to be the directory of the script.

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