[wingide-users] Does setting the Python Executable in Project Properties also set the path?

Ken Kinder kkinder at gmail.com
Tue Oct 11 18:13:43 MDT 2011


On 10/11/2011 06:11 PM, Wingware Support wrote:
> On 10/11/11 6:18 PM, Ken Kinder wrote:
>> For example, if my Linux system defaults to Python2.7, but I have 2.5
>> installed, I set the executable to /usr/bin/python2.5.
>>
>> But do I also need to configure WingIDE to look in Python2.5's
>> site-packages, or does Wing figure that out?
>
> Wing will run the configured Python Executable and get the default
> Python Path from it, and that includes site-packages.  You should
> never add directories that are part of the Python installation itself
> to your Python Path since that would conflict with any other
> interpreter version or installation location.
>

Nice! That's what I was hoping, but I wasn't sure how it would
extrapolate the pythonpath from the interpreter. That works, thanks.


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