Newbie: A very basic problem related to cgi.py
peter at engcorp.com
Mon Dec 20 16:02:27 CET 2004
Steve Holden wrote:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "cgi.py", line 2, in ?
> import cgi
> File "/c/steve/cgi.py", line 12, in ?
> File "/c/steve/cgi.py", line 6, in main
> form = cgi.FieldStorage()
> AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'FieldStorage'
> Ha! There's a naming confusion between the imported cgi module and your
> main program. Rename it to something else and all should be well (or at
> least better ;-)
I suspected that too, Steve, but why would it be showing
the library cgi.py in the traceback if he had a local
one with the same name? Weird. (Unless, as I wondered
in my redundant reply, the traceback he posted wasn't
the real traceback...)
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