Modify environment variable for subprocess

Cameron Simpson cs at zip.com.au
Wed Sep 23 12:00:41 CEST 2015


On 23Sep2015 02:51, loial <jldunn2000 at gmail.com> wrote:
>I need to modify the LIBPATH environment variable when running a process via subprocess, but otherwise retain the existing environment.
>
>Whats the best way to do that?

Make a copy of os.environ, modify the copy, pass it via the env=parameter of 
subprocess.Popen. That is the most direct and controllable method.

Cheers,
Cameron Simpson <cs at zip.com.au>

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