PYTHONPATH question

Nomad nomad*** at ***absamail.co.za
Sun Apr 13 23:08:32 CEST 2003


On Mon, 7 Apr 2003 10:30:19 -0500, Skip Montanaro <skip at pobox.com>
wrote:

>
>    nomad> For future safety, it might be an idea to make it:
>
>    nomad>     PYTHONPATH=$PYTHONPATH:<colon-separated list of directories>
>    nomad>     export PYTHONPATH
>
>What's the interpretation of an empty element in $PYTHONPATH?
>

My thinking was rather that, if there was a system-wide $PYTHONPATH
set in /etc/profile, it would be overwriten by any $PYTHONPATH
statement in ~/.profile that didn't explicitly include it, and that
might bugger up other 3rd party modules.

Laters

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