path var ?

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Mon Aug 5 06:24:47 CEST 2002


Jonas Geiregat wrote:
> 
> yes I have python installed
> that's not my real prob
> this is the value of my path var
> %SystemRoot%\system32;%SystemRoot%;%SystemRoot%\system32\WBEM
> I've tryed to add it like this
> %SystemRoot%\system32;%SystemRoot%;%SystemRoot%\system32\WBEM;C:\python\pyth
> on.exe but it won't work

First, it's not the right directory if you used the default c:\python22 
as Mark asked below.  Second, you should put the folder's name, not that
of the executable, in the path.

> "Mark McEahern" <marklists at mceahern.com> wrote in message
> news:mailman.1028499009.3085.python-list at python.org...
> > > I'm running win XP, how do I set my path variable for python. I'm
> > > already in
> > > Control panel => system => advanced => envirenment variables what now
> > > username var's or system var's and what to add ?
> >
> > Does the following file exist?
> >
> >   c:\python22\python.exe
> >
> > If so, add c:\python22 to your PATH.



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