Shared script

Clay Hobbs clay at lakeserv.net
Sat Aug 2 00:58:08 CEST 2008


On Fri, 2008-08-01 at 14:41 -0700, Zach Hobesh wrote:
> I wrote a script that several different people on different machines
> need to run on a regular basis.  When I first wrote it, it was in
> crisis mode, I got something out that was quick and dirty, very bare
> bones.  Recently I had some more time, so I pushed most of the
> functions that the script uses into a module, because I use those
> functions on a pretty regular basis.
> 
> My problem is this:
> 
> The module is on MY machine in MY Python25 folder.  I like it there,
> because like I said, I use the functions within it on a pretty regular
> basis.  However, the other people who need to run the original script
> don't have the module.  My quick fix was to throw the module into the
> shared folder, which works, but means everytime I have to update the
> module I have to update 2 different files, the one in my Python25
> folder and the one in the shared network folder.  Is there a better
> way to do this, short of asking everybody else to put the module in
> thir Python 25 folder (which would mean me e-mailing them to update
> the module, and then assuming that they did) ?!?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Zach
> 

You could just give the script and the module to the other people who
use your script, and tell them to put the files in the same directory.
I hope this could help you.

--Ratfink




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