Django: Finding the current project’s path

Problem: You need the filesystem location of the current project, but your code doesn’t know which project is is used by (think 3rd party app).

Answer:  Define “project location” as “location of settings file”, and you can do:

from django.conf import settings
os.path.dirname(os.path.normpath(os.sys.modules[settings.SETTINGS_MODULE].__file__))

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