python cgi script ImportError:

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Wed Oct 16 10:24:03 CEST 2002


"Mike S." wrote:

> I've written a cgi script that is giving me an ImportError.  What's
> confusing is that the same code executed in idle runs fine.
> 
> i.e, when in idle I use (>> import dislin) and have no problems, but
> in the
> following cgi script:
> 
> #!d:\python22\python
> import dislin
> 
> the error log reports: "ImportError: No module named dislin"

When such things happen, it is almost certainly a difference in the
environment.  Check sys.path in IDLE, and then check it when run from
the CGI script.

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