Have I broken my installation?

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Sat Jun 28 23:11:28 CEST 2003

Matt Mower wrote:

> Looks like I spoke a little too soon.
> The minimal test script:
>         from xml.dom.minidom import parse, Document
>         doc = parse( "...some file..." )
>         print doc
> works, spitting out a reference to a minidom instance.
> However the CGI script which is, in a roundabout way, doing exactly
> the same thing still comes up with the error:

Whenever there's a difference in behavior between a program in your
shell and in CGI (or someone else's shell), it's almost certainly a
difference in paths.  You said that you installed some Python utilities
into some nonstandard places (like /opt/python); that's likely what your
problem is.

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