How do I find executable files from the environment PATH variable?
Martin v. Loewis
martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Aug 6 11:01:19 CEST 2002
noah at noah.org (Noah) writes:
> Am I forced to check every directory in PATH
> and test each one with os.access()?
Yes, I think so.
> If so then will this script duplicate the actions of the shell in
> searching for an executable file?
On Unix, it will. On Windows, you have to take into account that a
number of registered extensions might get appended to the file names
(.bat, .exe, .com, etc.)
More information about the Python-list