Strange re problem on OSX but Not Linux

Brian bnblazer at
Thu Nov 9 05:06:59 CET 2006

Paul McGuire wrote:
> "Gabriel Genellina" <gagsl-py at> wrote in message
> news:mailman.1932.1163019917.11739.python-list at
> > Dont use regex as a name. Also, do you have any script called ""
> > hidding that library module? or
> My bet is that a local is masking the lib module.  (It's a shame this
> error is so easy to trip over.)
> -- Paul

I figured that one out so I renamed the file.  Unfortunately it took me
a while to realize that I needed to delete re.pyc as well.


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