2.3b1 sys.path anomaly on W2K

Stephen D Evans sde at recombinant.demon.co.uk
Tue Apr 29 20:15:37 CEST 2003

With a fresh installation of Python 2.3b1 on Windows 2000 (having
'uninstalled' earlier installations).
The c:\python23 is on PATH.

Where does the 'C:\\WINNT\\System32\\python23.zip' come from in sys.path?
Does anyone else get this? Is it meant to be there?

Python 2.3b1 (#40, Apr 25 2003, 19:06:24) [MSC v.1200 32 bit (Intel)] on
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>>> import sys
>>> sys.path
['', 'C:\\WINNT\\System32\\python23.zip', 'C:\\', 'c:\\python23\\DLLs',
'c:\\python23\\lib', 'c:\\python23\\lib\\plat-win',
'c:\\python23', 'c:\\python23\\lib\\site-packages']

Stephen D Evans

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