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Hi all,

Can Python set a DOS environment variable?

TIA,

Bill
Oct 2 '08 #1
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On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 11:18 AM, bill <wg****@draper. comwrote:
Hi all,

Can Python set a DOS environment variable?

TIA,

Bill
I'd look at http://www.python.org/doc/2.5.2/lib/os-procinfo.html . It
looks like putenv should do what you want. It might only affect the
current process and things started from it using Popen, though.

-dan
Oct 2 '08 #2

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