saving settings

Serge Orlov Serge.Orlov at gmail.com
Mon May 29 14:55:38 CEST 2006


SuperHik wrote:
> aum wrote:
> > On Mon, 29 May 2006 09:05:36 +0200, SuperHik wrote:
> >
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I was wondering how to make a single .exe file, say some kind od clock,
> >> and be able to save some settings (alarm for example) into the same
> >> file? Basically make code rewrite it self...
> >>
> >> thanks!
> >
> > Yikes!!!
> >
> > I'd strongly suggest you read the doco for ConfigParser, and load/save
> > your config file to/from os.path.join(os.path.expanduser("~")).
> >
> > Another option - save your stuff in the Windows Registry
> >
>
> but if I copy this file on the other computer settings will be lost...

Put your program in a writable folder and save configuration right into
that folder. Then your can transfer the whole folder. Tip: sys.path[0]
always contains the path to the directory where "__main__" module is
located.




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