how to find the directory where python is installed ?

Stef Mientki stef.mientki at gmail.com
Thu Oct 2 21:46:27 CEST 2008


Timothy Grant wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 12:16 PM, Stef Mientki <stef.mientki at gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> hello,
>>
>> how can I determine the location of the Python installation under winXP /
>> Linux,
>> with a Python program ?
>>
>> thanks,
>> Stef Mientki
>>
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>>
>>     
>
> This what you're looking for?
>
> (tjg at bastard%) python
> Python 2.5.1 (r251:54863, Jan 17 2008, 19:35:16)
> [GCC 4.0.1 (Apple Inc. build 5465)] on darwin
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>   
>>>> import sys
>>>> sys.executable
>>>>         
> '/System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.5/Resources/Python.app/Contents/MacOS/Python'
>   
Yes that might be sufficient.

thanks,
Stef




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