No Module Named pstats

Chris cwitts at
Wed Feb 13 10:41:56 CET 2008

On Feb 13, 11:20 am, "Juha S." <s... at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to use the Python profilers to test my code, but I get the
> following output for at the interpreter:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.5/", line 36, in run
>     result = prof.print_stats(sort)
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.5/", line 80, in print_stats
>     import pstats
> ImportError: No module named pstats
> I also tried to use the profile module but I get:
>  >>> import profile
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
> ImportError: No module named profile
> I'm on Ubuntu 7.10 with Python 2.5, and I can't seem to figure out
> what's missing.

There is no module called 'profile', it's called 'cProfile'.  Both
'cProfile' and 'pstats' are part of the standard distro, have you
tried downloading a new binary and installing it ?

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