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Created Sep 15, 2013
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check if an executable exist and where it is stored From http://stackoverflow.com/questions/377017/test-if-executable-exists-in-python
def which(program):
import os
def is_exe(fpath):
return os.path.isfile(fpath) and os.access(fpath, os.X_OK)
fpath, fname = os.path.split(program)
if fpath:
if is_exe(program):
return program
else:
for path in os.environ["PATH"].split(os.pathsep):
path = path.strip('"')
exe_file = os.path.join(path, program)
if is_exe(exe_file):
return exe_file
return None
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