set environmental variable from python

Zachary Ware zachary.ware+pylist at
Fri Oct 31 03:30:52 CET 2014

On Thursday, October 30, 2014, Artur Bercik <vbubbly21 at> wrote:

> Dear Dave Angel
> Thanks for your answer.
> I am using Python 2.7
> I want to set it permanently.
> I have to set several variables so it would be easier if I could set them
> from Python.

Depending on how "permanently" you mean, about your only solutions would be
"os.system('setx <...>')" or manually manipulating the registry with the
_winreg module.

Hope this helps,

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