Has anyone gotten Pyglet to work

Devyn Collier Johnson devyncjohnson at gmail.com
Tue Jul 30 00:22:02 CEST 2013

On 07/29/2013 05:08 PM, Gary Herron wrote:
> On 07/29/2013 01:56 PM, Devyn Collier Johnson wrote:
>> I tried Pyglet in a Python3 and a Python2 script, but both fail. The 
>> error code is below and the script is attached. The 'boot.ogg' file 
>> is Ubuntu's default bootup sound. I got my code from this link 
>> (http://guzalexander.com/2012/08/17/playing-a-sound-with-python.html).
>> collier at Nacho-Laptop:~$ ./pyglet.py
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>   File "./pyglet.py", line 2, in <module>
>>     import pyglet
>>   File "/home/collier/pyglet.py", line 3, in <module>
>>     song = pyglet.media.load('./boot.ogg')
>> AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'media'
>> Mahalo,
>> DCJ
> You appear to have confused Python by having a module named pyglet AND 
> a local file named pyglet.py.
> This when you say import pyglet, you are not getting the pyglet 
> module, but instead your own file pyglet.py, which of course, has 
> nothing named media in it.
> Rename your file and try again.
> P.S.  It is a common newbie error to hide a system file like this and 
> suffer the consequence.  We've all done it -- at least once. :^) )
Duh, thanks for the tip (^u^), but I still get an error (different 
error). NOTE: this is all python2.7 code because Pyglet supposedly has 
issues with Python3.

collier at Nacho-Laptop:~$ pip install pyglet
Downloading/unpacking pyglet
   Downloading pyglet-1.1.4.tar.gz (2.9MB): 2.9MB downloaded
   Running setup.py egg_info for package pyglet
Installing collected packages: pyglet
   Running setup.py install for pyglet
Successfully installed pyglet
Cleaning up...
collier at Nacho-Laptop:~/pytest$ ./pymedia.py
Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "./pymedia.py", line 3, in <module>
     song = pyglet.media.load('./boot.ogg')
"/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pyglet/media/__init__.py", line 
1386, in load
     source = _source_class(filename, file)
   File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pyglet/media/riff.py", 
line 202, in __init__
     'AVbin is required to decode compressed media')
pyglet.media.riff.WAVEFormatException: AVbin is required to decode 
compressed media
AL lib: ReleaseALC: 1 device not closed
collier at Nacho-Laptop:~/pytest$ ls
boot.ogg  pymedia.py


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