[Tutor] Starting python from a DOS prompt from any directory?

Daniel McQuay simplebob at gmail.com
Wed Jan 3 03:14:16 CET 2007

On 1/1/07, Alan Gauld <alan.gauld at btinternet.com> wrote:
> "Bob Gailer" <bgailer at alum.rpi.edu> wrote
> >> Sure I understand that, but it looks from your post that
> >> you have somehow managed to install Python.
> > As I recall Steve said at the beginning that he ran Python from a
> > network drive.
> Nope, he said it was a networked PC but that Python was
> in his D: drive, which I assumed was local. But that raises an
> interesting proposition,. one that I've never tried. Is it possible
> under Windows to install Python from machine A onto
> a network drive and then run Python from machine B accessing
> that drive? In other words does the installer need to do any magic
> in the registry for Python to work or is it all just path setting
> and shortcuts?
> Can anyone confirm or otherwise the possibility?

i can try this under my networked drive tomorrow at school and if in fact
you can.

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