Python in DOS

Curtis, Craig M. curtis_c at lxe.com
Fri Nov 19 16:59:47 CET 1999


I tried setting PYTHONCASEOK to 0 and did the configure and make and still
have the same problem.  Any more suggestions?

Thanks,
Craig

> ----------
> From: 	Hans Nowak[SMTP:hnowak at cuci.nl]
> Sent: 	Friday, November 19, 1999 1:15 AM
> To: 	python-list at python.org
> Cc: 	parkw at better.net; Curtis, Craig M.
> Subject: 	Re: Python in DOS
> 
> 
> On 18 Nov 99, William Park wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, Nov 18, 1999 at 06:24:25PM -0500, Curtis, Craig M. wrote:
> > > Does anyone know the "approved" way to get rid of the following
> > > message:
> > > 
> > > Could not find platform dependent libraries <exec_prefix>
> > > Consider setting $PYTHONHOME to <prefix>[:<exec_prefix>]
> > > 'import site' failed; use -v for traceback
> > > Python 1.5.2 (#6, Nov 18 1999, 17:19:05)  [GCC 2.8.1] on ms-dos7
> > > Copyright 1991-1995 Stichting Mathematisch Centrum, Amsterdam
> > > 
> > > 
> > > I've tried everything I can think of to set PYTHONHOME and PYTHONPATH
> > > and python ALWAYS starts up this way.
> > 
> > If I remember (this was long long time ago), I had to remove case
> > sensitivity for library files by setting some dummy environment
> > variable.
> 
> You surely mean the PYTHONCASEOK variable. If that doesn't help, 
> simply comment these parts out of the source code... DOS is not going 
> to use them anyway.
> 
> 
> --Hans Nowak (zephyrfalcon at hvision.nl)
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