paths (Newbee question)
pan-newsreader at thomas-guettler.de
Thu Jan 23 22:40:24 CET 2003
On Thu, 23 Jan 2003 16:29:11 +0100, Joseph C. Slater wrote:
> I'm trying to use os.popen to run ps2pdf on a file. This works fine, as
> long as p2pdf is in the path, along with all of the other things it
> needs. To make a long story short, how do I, inside python, not in the
> call, set these paths?
Depending on your operating system you can do:
os.popen("PATH=%PATH%;C:\\foo\\bar & ps2pdf ...")
os.popen("PATH=$PATH:/home/foo; export PATH; ps2pdf ...")
Maybe there is a portable way, too.
Thomas Guettler <guettli at thomas-guettler.de>
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