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Easily add common paths to sys.path

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SysPath is a package to easily set common paths into sys.path. Instead of having to do a lot of path manipulation to properly import files, a file can import from SysPath instead.


pip install syspath


To append the current file's directory to sys.path:

import syspath
# or
from syspath import current_path

To append the current file's parent directory to sys.path:

import syspath
# or
from syspath import parent_path

To append the current file's git repository root to sys.path:

import syspath
# or
from syspath import git_root

Each of the shortcut modules also provide a path variable that can be used to get the path added.


pip install -e .[test]
ruff check .
mypy . --strict
coverage run -m unittest
coverage report -m
ruff check .


  1. Update
  2. Update syspath/
  3. Commit, tag with the version number, and push

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