get python bit version as in (32 or 64)

Philip Semanchuk philip at semanchuk.com
Tue Oct 19 23:55:56 CEST 2010


On Oct 19, 2010, at 5:38 PM, Hexamorph wrote:

> On 19.10.2010 23:18, Vincent Davis wrote:
>> How do I get the bit version of the installed python. In my case, osx
>> python2.7 binary installed. I know it runs 64 bt as I can see it in
>> activity monitor. but how do I ask python?
>> sys.version
>> '2.7 (r27:82508, Jul  3 2010, 21:12:11) \n[GCC 4.0.1 (Apple Inc. build 5493)]'
>> 
> 
> In [1]: import platform
> 
> In [2]: platform.architecture()
> Out[2]: ('32bit', 'ELF')
> 
> In [3]:


Looks a lot better than my suggestion!






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