plateform info.

Maurice LING mauriceling at acm.org
Thu Sep 22 09:54:22 CEST 2005


Mikael Olofsson wrote:

> Monu Agrawal wrote:
> 
>> Hi I want to know whether the program is being run on windows or on
>> Xnix. Is there any variable or method which tells me that it's windows?
> 
> 
> Will this help?
> 
>  >>> import sys
>  >>> sys.platform
> 'win32'
> 
> There is also the platform module, that can give you a lot more 
> information about the your platform. Try help(platform).
> 
> /MiO

Adding onto this (which may be of need), but if this seems to be a
hijack, my apologies......

Is there a way of getting the path to the site-packages directory?
Considering that Mac OSX with Fink installs python libraries in
/sw/lib/python<version>, Mac OSX itself has python libraries in
/System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/<version>/lib, etc
etc...

maurice



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