IDLE not setting current directory in its path

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Mon Jan 30 15:15:35 EST 2012

On 1/30/2012 10:06 AM, gujax wrote:
> Hi,
> When I open python shell and change to any directory, the sys.path
> always shows ' '.

It actually shows '' (without a space).

> When I do the same with IDLE, it shows the name of the current
> directory i.e.,  ['name1', other paths...] instead of showing [' ',
> other paths..].

This issue is under consideration at
I will be looking at the patch soon.

Terry Jan Reedy

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