Adding paths to sys.path permanently, and another problem...

Amir Dekel adekel at
Fri Dec 17 14:24:45 CET 2004

Jeff Shannon wrote:

> Judging from this, I think that os.environ['USERPROFILE'] seems like it 
> may do what you want, though os.environ['APPDATA'] might be useful as 
> well.  Of course, if you're trying to get something to work 
> cross-platform, things may be more difficult -- but that's because 
> Windows doesn't normally use ~ so its use is not supported very well.  
> You may be able to create a $HOME that's equivalent to $USERPROFILE...

Both problems solved! The .pth seems like the best solution for the 
first one, and for the expanduser("~") I just added a $HOME variable to 
the Environment variables of WinXP. Simple solutions. Thanks Jeff


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