My python2.5 is from ActiveState, and python3.0 is the official.
> Subject: [issue4402] os.getenv('PATH') return different result between 2.5 and 3.0rc3 > To: email@example.com > From: firstname.lastname@example.org > Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2008 20:59:15 +0000 > > > Amaury Forgeot d'Arc <email@example.com> added the comment: > > > Does that mean I should not start python from the "Run" dialog box? > Not at all. Just remove the "PATH" entry and the inconsistency will > disappear. > > I just wonder how to explain the presence of this additional variable. > > Which distribution of python did you install, the "official" one from > www.python.org, or another one, from ActiveState for example? > > _______________________________________ > Python tracker <firstname.lastname@example.org> > <http://bugs.python.org/issue4402> > _______________________________________