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

Benjamin Peterson benjamin at python.org
Tue Aug 25 18:31:01 CEST 2009

2009/8/25 Chris Withers <chris at simplistix.co.uk>:
> Hi All,
> I'm being bitten by this issue:
> http://bugs.python.org/issue1734860
> 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"?

The latter.

> If the latter, then what happens in the case of just starting up an
> interpreter?

Because '' is prepended to sys.path then.


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