How do I add permanently to Pythons sys.path?

Support Desk mike at ipglobal.net
Tue Sep 16 21:40:47 CEST 2008


What about on a unix box?

Sincerely,
Michael H.
 

-----Original Message-----
From: Aaron "Castironpi" Brady [mailto:castironpi at gmail.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2008 12:49 PM
To: python-list at python.org
Subject: Re: How do I add permanently to Pythons sys.path?

On Sep 16, 10:13 am, cnb <circularf... at yahoo.se> wrote:
> >>> sys.path
>
> ['C:\\Python25\\Progs\\NatLangProc', 'C:\\Python25\\Lib\\idlelib', 'C:\
> \Windows\\system32\\python25.zip', 'C:\\Python25\\lib\\site-packages\
> \orange', 'C:\\Python25\\lib\\site-packages\\orange\\OrangeWidgets',
> 'C:\\Python25\\lib\\site-packages\\orange\\OrangeCanvas', 'C:\
> \Python25\\DLLs', 'C:\\Python25\\lib', 'C:\\Python25\\lib\\plat-win',
> 'C:\\Python25\\lib\\lib-tk', 'C:\\Python25', 'C:\\Python25\\lib\\site-
> packages', 'C:\\Python25\\lib\\site-packages\\Numeric', 'C:\\Python25\
> \lib\\site-packages\\PIL']
>
>
>
> Now I have my personal programs in C:/Python25/Progs/
>
> How do I add so that I can just do "import somefile" from anywhere in
> that directory in the interpreter and it can load files from other
> folders in that directory.

Add a file: \Lib\site-packages\locals.pth

with contents, path to the directory you want to add (/python25/progs/)





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