Path problem

Lars Yencken lljy at internode.on.net
Tue Dec 14 01:09:07 CET 2004


On 13/12/2004, at 6:39 PM, Binu K S wrote:
> sys.path[0] will contain the path to the script.
>
> From the sys module documentation:
> "As initialized upon program startup, the first item of this list,
> path[0], is the directory containing the script that was used to
> invoke the Python interpreter. If the script directory is not
> available (e.g. if the interpreter is invoked interactively or if the
> script is read from standard input), path[0] is the empty string,
> which directs Python to search modules in the current directory first.
> Notice that the script directory is inserted before the entries
> inserted as a result of PYTHONPATH."

Thanks, that's very helpful!!! That's fixed up a lot of scripts of mine 
already, since many rely on an additional R script.

As to finding the path to my project root, I've managed to get the 
other pathconf module going. Yay!

Thanks Binu and Limodou for your help.

Lars




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