hashlib suddenly broken

John Gordon gordon at panix.com
Thu Sep 18 18:47:59 CEST 2014

In <mailman.14109.1411057681.18130.python-list at python.org> Larry Martell <larry.martell at gmail.com> writes:

> Googling this showed that it's an issue with hashlib with a common
> cause being a file called hashlib.py that gets in the way of the
> interpreter finding the standard hashlib module, but that doesn't seem
> to be the case:

Perhaps hashlib imports some other module which has a local module of the
same name?

SHA1 has been deprecated for some time.  Maybe a recent OS update finally
got rid of it altogether?

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