How to add a library path to pythonpath ?

Barak, Ron Ron.Barak at lsi.com
Wed Mar 17 11:25:58 CET 2010


 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Hammond [mailto:skippy.hammond at gmail.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 2:08 AM
> To: Barak, Ron
> Cc: Pablo Recio Quijano; python-list at python.org
> Subject: Re: How to add a library path to pythonpath ?
> 
> On 17/03/2010 1:26 AM, Barak, Ron wrote:
> > Thanks for the suggestion Pable.
> > However, I really need the $PYTHONPATH to include this additional 
> > library, so all Python scripts could use it.
> > In Windows I have defined PYTHONPATH as 
> > c:\views\cc_view\TS_svm_ts_tool\SVMInspector\lib\, and also in the 
> > Windows registry I have 
> > 
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Python\PythonCore\/version/\Python
> Path\ as 
> > 
> C:\Python26\Lib;C:\Python26\DLLs;C:\views\cc_view\TS_svm_ts_tool\SVMIn
> > spector\lib\;C:\Python26\Lib\lib-tk;
> > However, even with all the above, the SVMInspecor modules 
> are not found.
> 
> You need to create your own sub-key, with any name, under the 
> PythonPath key and add your path there.  The reason is that 
> Python only looks for that root key when it can't sniff the 
> location of the library itself based on the location of the 
> executable - and in most cases it can. 
> Python does however enumerate and use the sub-keys in all cases.
> 
> HTH,
> 
> Mark
> 

Hi Mark,
Could you give an example ilustrating your suggestion ?
Thanks,
Ron.


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