os.environ => invalid token

Jeff Pinyan jeffp at crusoe.net
Wed Aug 11 18:56:28 CEST 1999


[posted & mailed]

On Aug 11, Peter Torstenson blah blah blah:
> I tried the os.environ['HOME'] statement from the libref. man to get a
> string with the home directory.

Are you sure you imported the os module?

  >>> import os
  >>> print os.environ['HOME']
  /home/jeffp

Works fine for me.  What OS are you on?

You can also check what python sees as your environment by doing:

  >>> import os
  >>> for n in os.environ.keys():
  ...   print n + "=" + os.environ[n]

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