Is there a quick & accurate way to test a python install?

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Sun Dec 16 19:49:28 CET 2012

On 12/16/2012 6:22 AM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Sunday 16 December 2012 01:33:35 Terry Reedy did opine:

>> You appear to have some of /Lib/test/ present, including
>> Lib/test/, but not move of the files. I do not
>> know what is normal for an Ubuntu distribution. On Windows, I believe it
>> is all or nothing.

> /usr/lib/test?

No. I am on Windows and by /Lib I mean the directory containing 
Python-coded stdlib modules. It is on sys.path. For me, the path entry 
is 'C:\\Programs\\Python33\\lib'. (Windows paths are case indifferent 
for matching.) /test is one of several package subdirectories in /Lib.

Terry Jan Reedy

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