allow scripts to use .pth files?

half.italian at gmail.com half.italian at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 19:28:06 CEST 2007


On Jul 3, 7:35 am, Alan Isaac <ais... at american.edu> wrote:
> Suppose I have a directory `scripts`.
> I'd like the scripts to have access to a package
> that is not "installed", i.e., it is not on sys.path.
> On this list, various people have described a variety
> of tricks they use, but nobody has proposed a
> pretty way to allow this.
> I am therefore assuming there is not one. (?)
>
> How about allowing a `scripts.pth` file in such a `scripts`
> directory, to work like a path configuration file?
> (But to be used only when __name__=="__main__".)
> Drawbacks?
>
> Alan Isaac

import sys
sys.path.append("../scripts")

import Module_from_scripts_dir

~Sean




More information about the Python-list mailing list