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Author steve.dower
Recipients christian.heimes, nedbat, pablogsal, saaketp, steve.dower, vinay.sajip
Date 2021-12-13.22:54:17
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Is sys._base_executable correct without a venv? It should be the same as sys.executable in that case.

venv calculates 'home' here: Lib/venv/

        executable = sys._base_executable
        dirname, exename = os.path.split(os.path.abspath(executable))
        context.executable = executable # not relevant to this bug
        context.python_dir = dirname    # written as "home = ..."

If the path doesn't exist later on, it's because it didn't exist in the first place. *That* could be the real bug.
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