[Zope] How to get $PRODUCT_HOME

Tino Wildenhain tino at wildenhain.de
Tue Feb 7 06:34:55 EST 2006

Roman Klesel schrieb:
> Hello again,
> I just started with FS products and have trouble to figure some things out ...
>>From within zope I would like to call scripts that I provide in the product folder on the file system like eg.:
> handle = os.popen('gnuplot %s/bin/loadgraphs.gplt' % product_folder, 'r')
> How can I get the path to the product folder?
> Thanks in advance!

see the __file__ variable in your module.

for example via:


you get the absolute path of the directory
where your module is. Complete it to:


to get the full path of your file os independent
(e.g. works the same with unix,windows,mac os...)

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