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Author tbpassin
Recipients dstufft, eric.araujo, tbpassin, vstinner
Date 2020-01-08.16:27:45
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Well, yes, I realize that I could add the directories.  But random users of find_executible may not realize that.

Actually, it's probably a bit more complex than just adding the top-level directories %ProgramFiles% and %ProgramFiles(x86)%, because  find_executable probably doesn't do a recursive search.  In that the best tactic would be to look in those top-level directories for a directory with the same name as the executable.  If one is found, then look in it for the actual file.

For example, on my computer, inkscape.exe is at %ProgramFiles%\Inkscape
inkscape.exe, and that pattern is very common.

This tactic would find many of the otherwise unfound executables, and still execute quickly.
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