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Note that the python docs are unclear (or the info is buried somewhere) as the exact circumstances in wich sys.argv[0] nor __file__ will not convey the info we want to extract. Also, from that blurriness, it is unclear if one is better than the other.

For your information, the old recipe (using sys.argv[0]) was used in magicor http://www.pygame.org/projects/21/313/?release_id=596 from a year an a half, no problems.

Sorry if this is too long, but I want to state clearly the problems so as new recipes can cover ar least the same that an older. As a matter of example, the old recipe (not writen by me) handled the two (three?) first problems, a later recipe, the one that I am replacing, forget to adress the item 1 in Problems. So, please, if you want to improve the recipe, do test if the new code cover more, and make explicit comments about what more it covers. The only addition to the older recipe code is the termination when a reliable appdir can not be built, and it was motivated by some misleading bug reports in pyweek6.

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