lxml 2.2.4 on python3.1, Windows XP gives importerror

VYAS ASHISH M-NTB837 ashish.vyas at motorola.com
Thu Jan 7 05:48:58 CET 2010

Processor is Intel Pentium 32 bit. 

import platform
print (platform.architecture()) gives -> ('32bit', 'WindowsPE')

Ashish Vyas

-----Original Message-----
From: Sridhar Ratnakumar [mailto:sridharr at activestate.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, January 06, 2010 10:15 PM
Cc: python-list at python.org
Subject: Re: lxml 2.2.4 on python3.1, Windows XP gives importerror

On 1/5/2010 1:38 AM, VYAS ASHISH M-NTB837 wrote:
> Dear All
> I have Python 3.1 installed on Windows XP and Works nice.
> I downloaded lxml 2.2.4 (lxml-2.2.4.win32-py3.1.exe) from pypi.
> When I try:
> from lxml import etree
> I get:
> ImportError: DLL load failed: This application has failed to start 
> because the application configuration is incorrect. Reinstalling the 
> application may fix this problem.

Are you by any chance running 64-bit Python (whereas the lxml binary you
have installed is 32-bit)?

C:> python -c "import platform; print platform.architecture()"


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