[mod_python] Cannot Import name errors

Jim Gallacher jg.lists at sympatico.ca
Wed Sep 7 10:35:17 EDT 2005

Graham Dumpleton wrote:
> Huzaifa Tapal wrote ..
>>Hello All,
>>I have a very odd problem with a mod_python application I am running. 
>>Sporadically, I will get an error in my application that states:
>>Import Error:  cannot import name AES
>>The module has a "from Crypto.Cipher import AES" line.  Not sure what 
>>could be causing this to happen.  I checked error logs but nothing I can
>>see that would cause this to happen.  Is the python interpreter 
>>corrupted or something for this to happen?  I even manually load a 
>>python interpretor and run the import command multiple times but can't
>>replicate it.
>>Any ideas?
> It may be related to a known bug in mod_python. See:
>   http://www.dscpl.com.au/articles/modpython-003.html#packages-loaded-wrongly
> This is fixed in mod_python 3.2.
> Suggest you try mod_python 3.2 beta.
> Can someone here post how to get 3.2 beta from subversion of last beta snapshot
> tarball. I don't have all my links handy to cut and paste.

The 3.2.1b tarball is temporarily available from:

Subversion repositories:
(Current 3.2.1 beta branch)
(Development branch)


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