How to set python environment variable PYTHONPATH on Mac?

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To set the PYTHONPATH on Mac OS to point Python to look in other directories for the module and package imports, export the PYTHONPATH variable as follows:


In this case, are adding the foo directory to the PYTHONPATH. Note that we are appending it and not replacing the PYTHONPATH's original value. In most cases, you shouldn't mess with PYTHONPATH. More often than not, you are doing it wrong and it will only bring you trouble.

Updated on 30-Sep-2019 08:46:51