[XML-SIG] problems with installation

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Wed Sep 14 20:17:21 CEST 2005

Veronika V. Nefedova wrote:

> I am trying to install the pyXML package and it seems to have so problems
> (I use python 2.4.1). Could you please let me know what I am missing here ?
> I am building it on linux-debian_3.1-ia32 architecture.
> [64] wiggum /sandbox/nefedova/pyXML/PyXML-0.8.4 > python2.4 setup.py build -v
> 'import site' failed; use -v for traceback
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "setup.py", line 7, in ?
>     import sys, os, string
> ImportError: No module named os

"import site failed" followed by more import failures means that your
Python installation is seriously broken.

what happens if you just start the interpreter?

    $ python2.4


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