[GRASS-user] Defining Environment variable for WinGRASS

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Thu Mar 31 10:44:45 EDT 2011

Luisa Peña wrote:

> Is it possible to define a Environmental variable for Windows, like
> GDAL_DATA, like this in a Python Script?
> os.environ['GDAL_DATA'] = <PATH>
> Is this possible? does this work?


However, as each process has its own environment, it only affects the
process running the script and any child processes spawned from the
script. You can't modify the environment of other processes, e.g. the
process which invoked the script.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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