Threading change, 2.5.4 -> 2.6.1

Hans Mulder hansmu at
Fri Jan 8 22:13:50 CET 2010

anon wrote:
> Gib Bogle wrote:
>> The code below runs with Python 2.5.4, but gives the following error 
>> messages with Python 2.6.1.  What needs to be done to make it work?  
>> Thanks.
>> C:\Summer09\Tutorials>python url_queue.pyw
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>> File "url_queue.pyw", line 3, in <module>
>> import threading
>> File "C:\Summer09\Tutorials\", line 9, in <module>
>> class ProcessingThread(threading.Thread, QtCore.QObject):
>> AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'Thread'
> Nothing to do with the version of python
> You have a file called in C:\Summer09\Tutorials (the same 
> folder as url_queue.pyw). The line 'import threading' is finding this 
> module before python's threading module.
> Rename this file and you should be fine.

Keep in mind that if there's a threading.pyc in C:\Summer09\Tutorials,
you have to rename (or delete) that one as well.

Hope this helps,

-- HansM

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