How to remove ellipses from long paths in traceback?

Brian Curtin brian at
Fri Jan 13 00:54:35 EST 2012

On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 22:34, Jason Veldicott <jasonveldicott at> wrote:
> Hi,
> Long paths in python traceback are contracted with ellipses.  eg:
>   TclError: couldn't load library "C:/Python26/tcl/tk8.5/../../bin/tk85.dll"
> Is there any way to see the full path?
> Surprisingly, search didn't reveal an answer to this question.
> Thanks
> Jason

Is this tcl/tk specific or have you seen it in other places? Either
way, you may want to submit a report to

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