ImportError: No module named _curses ?

Ingo Linkweiler i.linkweiler at web.de
Thu Jan 30 00:20:36 CET 2003


Hi,

can you explain this import error?

PythonWin 2.2.2 (#37, Oct 14 2002, 17:02:34) [MSC 32 bit (Intel)] on win32.
 >>> import curses
Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "<interactive input>", line 1, in ?
   File "C:\Python22\lib\curses\__init__.py", line 15, in ?
     from _curses import *
ImportError: No module named _curses



I am using Python with PythonWin (also tested all 2.2.* versions and 
Active Python on different machines with Win2K)
I thought curses is included in the python distributions. What is missing?

I only need some simple, but OS-independend functions like this
c = readkey()
clearscreen()
Do you know any other module I can use?

Ingo





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