python script from crond help

Chris Gonnerman chris.gonnerman at
Sat Jan 5 08:15:17 EST 2002

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tuca Atuc" <atuc at>

> hallo,
> i tried to start a python script from crond. simple scripts worke 
> fine but when i use a scrip that imports the httplib i get an 
> error. the script normally produces no error.
> X-Cron-Env: <SHELL=/bin/sh>
> X-Cron-Env: <HOME=/home/atuc>
> X-Cron-Env: <PATH=/usr/bin:/bin>
> X-Cron-Env: <LOGNAME=atuc>
> Traceback (innermost last):
>   File "", line 7, in ?
>     h = httplib.HTTPConnection(server)      #start HTTP/1.1
> AttributeError: HTTPConnection
Please post the entire script for our perusal.  I don't think the
problem is exactly what you think it is.
> where can i set the lib path on an linux box that python will find 
> its librarys?

RedHat?  Do you have more than one installed version (i.e. 1.5.2 and

> thancs,
> atuc

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