I'd like to reopen discussion on the Windows path problem

Matt Mackall mpm at selenic.com
Wed Apr 25 15:51:51 CDT 2007


On Wed, Apr 25, 2007 at 12:39:32PM -0500, TK Soh wrote:
> On 1/2/07, Lee Cantey <lcantey at gmail.com> wrote:
> >On 1/2/07, Matt Mackall <mpm at selenic.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> What happens when you explicitly put c:\hg in PYTHON_PATH because you
> >> want to run a copy out of the repo?
> >>
> >
> >You should still get that copy since it will be inserted into sys.path
> >after the directory that the script is running from.  You'll still
> >have the problem locating the supporting dynamic libraries unless you
> >add them also.
> 
> Just wondering what the latest status on this issue. I still having
> running the latest hg inside the crew repo.

What this is waiting for is for someone to authoritatively say this is
the right thing to do. Ironically, the most authoritative person on
the subject here is probably Lee, by virtue of maintaining the Windows
installer!

So, Lee, do you still think this is the right fix? If so, we'll take
it until someone convinces us otherwise.

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