Internal Variables

Larry Bates larry.bates at
Fri Nov 11 19:55:50 CET 2005

What you want are attributes of sys object.

import sys
print sys.version

-Larry Bates

James Colannino wrote:
> Hey everyone.  I hope I have my terminology right, because I'm not quite
> sure what to call them.  I was just wondering how I can find information
> in internal variables (for example - and I'm just making this up -
> __version__ to give me the version of Python.)  The only reason I ask is
> that I'm trying very hard to search for information and can't find
> anything.  Perhaps the information I'm looking for isn't even contained
> in variables but rather some other sort of object.  Basically, I just
> want to know how from within a script I can get information about the
> python interpreter that I'm running.  Thanks in advance.
> James

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