How to install local module other than in "site-packages"?

Diez B. Roggisch deets at
Mon Jan 18 01:18:00 CET 2010

Am 18.01.10 01:07, schrieb Jive Dadson:
>   (My apologies if this question shows up twice.  I posted it quite a
> while ago, and it's yet to show up.)
> This is no doubt a beginner's question, but I've searched for the answer
> for quite a while, to no avail. I'm running Python 2.6 under Windows XP.
> How do I install a module that I wrote, without putting it in the
> site-packages directory for a specific release? I have stuff that, to
> the best of my knowledge and belief, ought to work under any release. I
> do not want to have multiple copies of it. When I edit one of the
> modules, I want it to "take" for every release. Is that clear? Hope so.

Setting the PYTHONPATH environment variable should work.


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