[Python-mode] python.el can't find python to execute
dsyzling at gmail.com
Sat Oct 4 15:46:44 CEST 2008
Daniel Wolff wrote:
> Hello, I am trying to get python to work with GNU emacs 22.1 on
>windows. I am trying to get the default python.el that comes with
emacs >to work.
I'm using Emacs 22.2.1 on windows with both the Windows python and
> In particular, I am having difficulty actually starting python with
> emacs. Eg. If I open a .py file and try to send it to the interpreter
>with C-c C-c, or try to run it directly, M-x run-python, or try to
>start it from the python menu (“Start Interpreter”) – all three lead
to >the same message: “apply: Searching for program: no such file or
Are you using the default Windows cmd.exe shell?
If so try M-x shell and then:
That should work better for you.
What does (getenv "PATH") - eval the expression in a scratch buffer or
from the minibuffer it should list your paths. Is Python on your path?
I had issues with default python.el with windows - specifically starting
the cygwin python interpret though. You could try the updated/patched
version of python.el mentioned here:
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