problems importing "bsddb"
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Tue Aug 12 23:16:48 CEST 2003
John> We are using OpenBSD latest release of Python (2.3), and want to
John> use the "bsddb" module. Our python release has a directory
John> called "bsddb", but when we try and import it, it says
>>> import bsddb
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
File "/usr/local/lib/python2.3/bsddb/__init__.py", line 40, in ?
ImportError: No module named _bsddb
You need to install version 3 or 4 of Berkeley DB. It may be available as
part of OpenBSD or as a port, but you can get the source from
and install it from source easily. Once you've done that, rerun
python setup.py install
in the Python source tree.
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