ImportError: No module named site

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Mon Jul 27 21:08:41 CEST 2015

On 7/26/2015 10:00 PM, chenchao at wrote:
> hi:
>      I'm Needing to get python 2.7.10 to cross compile correctly for an
> ARM embedded device. When I execute python using shell, it comes out
> this error:ImportError: No module named site.I have setted environment
> varible:PYTHONHOME and PYTHONPATH. Is there some good idea to sovle this
> issue? who can tell me how can I download the
> python2.7.10-xcompile.patch file?thanks.
> PYTHONHOME='/usr/sbin'. Python installing  dir
> PYTHONPATH='/usr/lib' .The reference lib of python dir.
> This is the result of executingpython -v:

The stdlib /Lib directory *must* contain a module.  The standard 
version starts with

"""Append module search paths for third-party packages to sys.path.

* This module is automatically imported during initialization. *

This will append site-specific paths to the module search path.

Terry Jan Reedy

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