PyImport_ImportModule/embedding: surprising behaviors

Aahz aahz at
Sat Mar 24 16:44:49 CET 2007

In article <mailman.5359.1174435375.32031.python-list at>,
David Abrahams  <dave at> wrote:
>I was under the impression that both the current directory *and* the
>python library directory were already, automatically, in sys.path, so
>I'm really surprised to see this.  Am I doing something wrong, or is
>this simply the expected behavior (and if so, where is it documented)?

IIRC (without bother to test), there has been some change in the
definition of "current directory" -- it used to be the actual current
directory of os.getcwd(), but since changed to the startup directory.
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