[Pythonmac-SIG] py2app question: path to included python

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker at noaa.gov
Tue Jun 6 18:17:17 CEST 2006

Russell E. Owen wrote:
> When using py2app to create an application, is there a simple way to get 
> the path to the copy of python that is/will be bundled into the 
> application? 
> (I need this to copy in some matploblit data files)

I'm pretty sure there is a standard place in an App bundle that data 
files are supposed to go. It would be nice to use that place, and point 
MPL to it, rather than using a path relative to the python interpreter. 
With any luck, we could get the same approach to work with py2exe also.

Both py2app and py2exe use set a "frozen" attribute in the sys module, 
so you can detect at runtime it you're running inside a bundle:



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