ERROR:root:code for hash md5 was not found

bidzina_kapanadze at iliauni.edu.ge bidzina_kapanadze at iliauni.edu.ge
Tue Feb 5 16:10:04 CET 2013


On Wednesday, January 11, 2012 12:28:52 PM UTC+1, Laurent Claessens wrote:
> Le 11/01/2012 12:19, mike a �crit :
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> > Hi,
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> >
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> > We are running are running Python program on Redhat 5.5.
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> >
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> > When executing our program we get the following error ( see below).
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> >
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> > Any ideas what this is due to?
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> 
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> On my computer hashlib has "md5" :
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> Python 2.6.6 (r266:84292, Sep 15 2010, 16:22:56)
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> [GCC 4.4.5] on linux2
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> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> 
> >>> import hashlib
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> >>> h=hashlib.new("md5")
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> >>> h.update("Hello")
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> >>> h.hexdigest()
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> 'd992641f1b2b9c08b569c0a17c4e7cb8'
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> While if I ask for a hash method that hashlib does not know, I get the 
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> same error as you :
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>  >>> g=hashlib.new("bla")
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> Traceback (most recent call last):
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>    File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
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>    File "/usr/lib/python2.6/hashlib.py", line 101, in __hash_new
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>      return __get_builtin_constructor(name)(string)
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>    File "/usr/lib/python2.6/hashlib.py", line 80, in 
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> __get_builtin_constructor
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>      raise ValueError, "unsupported hash type"
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> ValueError: unsupported hash type
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> You should give us a more comprehensive example of your problem.
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> 
> 
> Laurent

Dear Laurent,

I have encountered similar problem and your suggestion was helpful. Thanks a lot!

Sincerely,

Bidzina Kapanadze,
Abastumani Astrophysical Observatory,
Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia



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