implementing pyshark

Michael S. michael at
Tue Apr 7 04:18:16 CEST 2015

On 04/07/2015 03:55 AM, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> On Mon, 6 Apr 2015 10:45 pm, Michael S. wrote:
>> I am using kali-linux(debian based). i have installed all from
>> repository. i haven't tried yet to use the source but i don't think it
>> was compiled incorrectly. Kali's developers are quite precise in terms
>> of OS development.
> What happens if you import threading?
> If it returns without failure, then your Python interpreter is built
> correctly with support for threading, and my guess was wrong.
> If you get an error about no module _threading (or possibly _thread, I
> forget which) then it is built without support for threading.
> But, I'm now leaning towards thinking that Peter Otten's answer is more
> likely. It seems to be gevent._threading that is missing. It wasn't
> entirely clear from your original post, but in looking back I think Peter
> is correct.
> You should check whether you are accidentally shadowing gevent:
> import gevent
> print(gevent.__file__)
> If that prints the file name of the actual gevent library, then it is
> possible that you have a broken or outdated version of the library.
> But if it is a file you have created, then you are shadowing the gevent
> library, blocking Python from importing the library, it imports your
> version instead. Rename your file and the problem will hopefully
> go away.
  Hi ,
i tried your suggestion: it did print the lib directory. - i tried 
removing the gevent deb-package and then installing  from src but got 
the same error.
I'll download other OS and will test it there.

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