Forcing Python to detect DocumentRoot

Roy Smith roy at
Thu Jan 17 15:09:02 CET 2013

In article <339d9d6d-b000-4cf3-8534-375e0c44b2ca at>,
 Ferrous Cranus <nikos.gr33k at> wrote:

> When trying to open an html template within Python script i use a relative 
> path to say go one folder back and open index.html
> f = open( '../' + page )
> How to say the same thing in an absolute way by forcing Python to detect 
> DocumentRoot by itself?

Can you give us more details of what you're doing.  Is there some web 
framework you're using?  Can you post some code that's not working for 

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