Not Sure This Can Be Done...
Diez B. Roggisch
deets at nospam.web.de
Tue Apr 1 23:05:22 CEST 2008
> I generally have several copies of the same development environment
> checked out from cvs at any one time. Each development tree has a
> 'tools' dir containing python modules. Scattered in different places
> in the tree are various python scripts.
> What I want to do is force my scripts to always look in the closest
> 'tools' dir for any custom modules to import. For example:
> How can I make 'foo.py' always look in '../../tools' for custom
> modules? My preference would be to avoid changing the 'foo.py' script
> and have some way to resolve it via the environment (like PYTHONPATH,
> or .pth files, etc.).
> Anyone have any ideas?
Use virtualenv to create a local python, and activate that when
developing for that branch.
Alternatively, you can of course manipulate the PYTHONPATH yourself -
but why should you if virtualenv takes care of that for you?
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