python3.7 installation failing - so why?

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Sat Feb 23 12:42:51 EST 2019


On 2/22/2019 10:56 PM, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 23, 2019 at 2:51 PM Frank Miles <pedicularis at mail.com> wrote:

>> Question: how can I determine what has gone wrong?
> 
> Hmm. I'd start with:
> 
> $ which python3
> $ dpkg -S `which python3`
> 
> and from inside Python:
> >>> import sys; sys.path

Adding ', sys.executable' is often handy and works on all systems with 
python.

> >>> import enum; enum.__file__

I should remember to suggest this when an import runs but the imported 
module does not work right.

-- 
Terry Jan Reedy



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