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"which python" as a python command?


I'm trying to find out in a script where the location of the current
python is. (I'm writing an installer script in python for a simple
server application, so i'm going to do a find-replace in a bunch of
files to give them the absolute path of the python binary.

One thought might be to use the subprocess module, run "which python"
as a subprocess, and then peek at stdout, but that seems way too
complicated. Is there a simple solution for this in just a few lines
of code?

Sep 25 '08 #1
2 1501
ch******@gmail. com wrote:

I'm trying to find out in a script where the location of the current
python is.
import sys
print sys.executable


Carsten Haese
Sep 25 '08 #2
On Sep 25, 11:14*am, Carsten Haese <carsten.ha...@ gmail.comwrote:
import sys
print sys.executable
This is exactly what I needed. Thanks!
Sep 25 '08 #3

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