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Author uranusjr
Recipients uranusjr, vinay.sajip
Date 2018-01-18.10:56:09
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Plot twist: the workaround does not work on Windows.

    $ cd SOMEDIR   ; Placeholder for a valid directory.
    $ virtualenv env1
    $ env\Scripts\python.exe
    Python 3.6.4 (v3.6.4:d48eceb, Dec 19 2017, 06:54:40) [MSC v.1900 64 bit (AMD64)] on win32
    Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
    >>> import sysconfig
    >>> print(sysconfig.get_config_var('BINDIR'))

This points to the virtualenv's BINDIR, not the real Python installation's :(
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