Forcing Python to detect DocumentRoot

Ferrous Cranus nikos.gr33k at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 14:02:23 CET 2013


Τη Πέμπτη, 17 Ιανουαρίου 2013 5:14:19 μ.μ. UTC+2, ο χρήστης Joel Goldstick έγραψε:
> On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 9:09 AM, Roy Smith <r... at panix.com> wrote:
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> In article <339d9d6d-b000-4cf3-8534-375e0c44b2ca at googlegroups.com>,
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>  Ferrous Cranus <nikos... at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > When trying to open an html template within Python script i use a relative
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> > path to say go one folder back and open index.html
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> > f = open( '../' + page )
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> > How to say the same thing in an absolute way by forcing Python to detect
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> > DocumentRoot by itself?
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> Can you give us more details of what you're doing.  Is there some web
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> framework you're using?  Can you post some code that's not working for
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> you?
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> Import os
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> Then read os.environ['HOME']
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> This will give you the home directory of the user.  in my case:
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> >>> os.environ['HOME']
> '/home/jcg'
> >>> 
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> This is probably linux only, but that seems to be the environment you are working in .

Yes my Python scripts exist in a linux web host.

os.environ['HOME'] will indeed give the home directory of the user.

to me /home/nikos/

but i want a variable to point to

/home/nikos/public_html whice is called DocumentRoot.

is there avariable for that? i can't seem to find any...



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