How python knows where non standard libraries are stored ?
On 9/7/2019 5:51 AM, ast wrote:
> 'C:\\Program Files\\Python36-32\\lib\\site-packages']
> The last path is used as a location to store libraries
> you install yourself.
> If I am using a virtual environment (with venv) this last
> path is different
> I looked for windows environment variables to tell python
> how to fill sys.path at startup but I didn't found.
> So how does it work ?
I believe that the short answer, skipping the gory details provided by
Eryk, is that the result is the same as
os.path.dirname(sys.executable) + r"\lib\site-packages"
You can check if this works for the venv.
Terry Jan Reedy