curses -- module cannot be found

jedi at jedi at
Sun May 6 23:10:45 EDT 2001

my experience under unix is that you need to edit the Setup file under the
Modules directory and enable support for curses in order for it to be a
loadable module.

On Mon, 7 May 2001, Kalle Svensson wrote:

> Sez Brian Alexander:
> > Hello;
> >
> > The curses module is described in the documentation for P2.1, but cannot be
> > found when I "import curses". Is there something I haven't done to make it
> > visible to the interpreter?
> Most likely, either you have compiled your own python and the curses module
> was not built because header/library files was missing or you use a binary
> package that was not compiled with cureses support.  The solution is to find
> or compile a version with curses support.  How to do this depends on what
> platform you're on.
> Peace,
>   Kalle
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