set environmental variable from python

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Oct 31 15:17:33 CET 2014


On 31/10/2014 02:36, Rustom Mody wrote:
> On Friday, October 31, 2014 8:01:08 AM UTC+5:30, Zachary Ware wrote:
>> On Thursday, October 30, 2014, Artur Bercik <vbub... at gmail.com> 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.
>
> Or dont do it from python but directly with regedit??
>
> The question really is: Why do you wish to do this from within python?
>
>

Or do it directly with something like the Rapid Environment Editor 
http://www.rapidee.com/en/about

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Mark Lawrence




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