Pyhton 2.3 does not work

achrist at achrist at
Sat Aug 30 11:07:19 CEST 2003

Avner Ben wrote:
> The culprit was SET PYTHONPATH command in the autoexec.bat file. Since I
> prefer not to put my (bulky) development stuff in the Python distribution
> directory, I have used this DOS command - based a long time ago upon the
> then current Python documentation - to direct Python to look for import
> modules in my development directories as well. This has worked fine for all
> Python versions up to and including 2.2.3. But then, with Python 2.3, it
> turns out to destroy the contents of sys.path, apparently leading the dll
> loader astray.

If a target machine happens to have such a PYTHONPATH setting, will
this disrupt the operation of *.exe files built with py2exe or the
McMillan installer?


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