Embedding a executable inside Python Script

Shankarjee Krishnamoorthi shankarjee at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 19:10:32 CEST 2007

I missed the obvious fact there. Thanks. I added it to the PATH and
that fixed everything.


On 9/19/07, Grant Edwards <grante at visi.com> wrote:
> On 2007-09-19, Shankarjee Krishnamoorthi <shankarjee at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have a exe made with py2exe for my Python routine. The issue
> > I am running into is this. All the exes (mycode.exe and
> > other_executable.exe) are placed in a Network drive(Say I:) so
> > that people can access it.
> >
> > When the user calls this from a Local Drice(Say C:) The output is like this
> > C:> I:\mycode.exe input_file other_executable_file.exe is not found.....
> The problem is that 'other_executable.exe' isn't in a directory
> that's on the current PATH.
> > Is there any way where I can circumvent this. Thanks
> Either set the PATH environment variable to include the
> directory where other_executable.exe is located or specify the
> complete path to other_executable.exe in your os.system() call.
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