Weird AttributeError With Imports

Juha S. jusa.sj at gmail.com
Sun Oct 28 18:05:17 CET 2007


I'm getting a "AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'clock'" 
when importing a module from within two packages related to the line: 
"self.lastTime = time.clock()" in the __init__() of the class Time in 
the target module.

The module (mytime.py) sits in a package hierarchy such as the following 
"packageA.packageB.mytime", and imports the Python module "time" like 
this: "import time"

In another module outside of both packages (in a folder that holds the 
other package folders) I do this:


from packageA.packageB import mytime

timer = mytime.Time() #Throws the above AttributeError


Strangely it seems that if I create a Time object in mytime.py 
everything works perfectly. I have no idea why I'm getting this error, 
so any help is welcome!



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