newbie question about PYTHONPATH

Westley Martínez anikom15 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 19 20:00:22 CET 2011


On Sat, 2011-02-19 at 19:22 +0100, Andrea Crotti wrote:
> Il giorno 19/feb/2011, alle ore 18.25, Doug Epling ha scritto:
> 
> > The best way I have found is to place that definition of your PYTHONPATH in your .bash_profile in your home directory and export it from there.
> > 
> > 	PYTHONPATH=/home/foo/prog/learning_python
> > 
> > 	export PYTHONPATH
> > 
> >  This way your PYTHONPATH is picked up each time you log on.  You might have to restart IDLE for the changes you mention below to take effect.
> 
> Yes but like this you overwrite it
> export PYTHONPATH=/your/path:$PYTHONPATH
> 
> is much more safe to use
It's even safer to use
export PYTHONPATH=$PYTHONPATH:/your/path




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