How do I add permanently to Pythons sys.path?

Aaron "Castironpi" Brady castironpi at gmail.com
Tue Sep 16 22:53:48 CEST 2008


On Sep 16, 3:16 pm, cnb <circularf... at yahoo.se> wrote:
> On Sep 16, 7:49 pm, "Aaron \"Castironpi\" Brady"
> > > 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/)
>
> And we have a winner!
>
> Now it works. Both doing import and loading form fiel with C-c C-l
>
> However jsut including C:/Python/Progs wasn't enough. I had to add the
> folder inside that that contains the files i needed.
>
> so how do i add all files within progs? is there something like C:/
> python25/progs/* ?

You have:

c:/python/progs/abc/filea.py
c:/python/progs/abc/fileb.py
c:/python/progs/def/filed.py
c:/python/progs/def/filee.py

__init__.py in progs   (empty...)
__init__.py in abc
__init__.py in def

c:/python/site-packages/lib/locals.py  which contains:
c:/python/progs/

You don't need the subdirectories.  You can do:

import abc
import abc.filea
from abc import filea




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