Linux/Win32 func. to get Python instdir (not exedir) + site-packages => extensions mgmt
Diez B. Roggisch
deets at nospam.web.de
Sun Jan 20 19:50:44 CET 2008
> On 20 jan, 12:20, Christian Heimes <li... at cheimes.de> wrote:
>> pythonewbie wrote:
>>> I am stucked on creating a function to get the Python install
>>> directory (and site-packages directory) with a 100% reliable method...
>> Only one method is 100% reliable:
>> import yourextension
>> except ImportError:
>> available = False
>> available = True
> Hi Christian,
> OK thanks, interesting to detect if an extension is available or not.
> But for different reasons I also want to get the absolute path of
> Python install directory (not only the executable under Linux) and
> site-packages directory.
> How could I proceed ?
Maybe sys.path is a starter?
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