ImportError: No module named _md5 - Please help
wadienil at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 09:37:18 CET 2009
Thanks Robert for defending me :)
On 10/29/09, Robert Kern <robert.kern at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2009-10-29 11:28 AM, Sean DiZazzo wrote:
>> On Oct 29, 8:49 am, wadi wadi<wadie... at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I can't alter the import statement as the error log is pointing to one
>>> of the installed python files 'hashlib.py'
>>> and I don't have the right permissions to alter the python installation.
>>> Any idea?
>> You are being vague and confusing. There is no default "_md5" python
>> library in the standard library. You should be either using "import
>> md5" (deprecated) or "import hashlib". Unless perhaps the code you
>> show is from inside one of those libraries, and there is a _md5.so
>> that it uses but cant find. Not sure about that.
>> Did you write the code above? Or did you find it inside another
>> file? If you found it inside another file what is the file?
> He's saying that he found that import in hashlib.py . He tried "import
> (or something that tried "import hashlib"), and it gave him a traceback
> that the statement "import _md5" was the one that actually the root cause of
>> If you still have questions, I have another approach. Please cover
>> your palm and fingers with a thick layer of black ink (making sure to
>> cover your entire hand). Press your hand down firmly on a piece of
>> bright white paper. Allow the ink to dry. Finally, scan the page and
>> post it here. I will attempt to read your palm to find the answer.
> That's uncalled for. He's been reasonably clear. The error in understanding
> all on your end.
> Robert Kern
> "I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
> that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it
> an underlying truth."
> -- Umberto Eco
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