Library and real path name

Michele Petrazzo michele.petrazzo at TOGLIunipex.it
Tue Aug 23 12:51:23 CEST 2005


Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> Michele Petrazzo wrote:
> 
>>I want to redistribute the library that I create.
>>I create a project, its setup.py that when launched copy all files into
>>the "site-packages/library" directory. And here it's all ok.
>>When I call my library with:
>>
>>import library
>>library.class()
>>
>>I want that my library know where are its real path
>>(site-packages/library/)
> 
> 
> you can use the __file__ or __path__ variables to determine this.
> e.g.
> 
>     # get this module's directory
>     import os
>     prefix = os.path.dirname(__file__)
> 
> or, inside a package __init__.py file:
> 
>     # get package's main directory
>     prefix = __path__[0]
> 
> </F> 
> 
> 
> 

Thanks,
it work

Michele



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