python readline error - please help - need it for scanner!

Discussion in 'Python' started by benjamin.grant, Sep 9, 2006.

  1. can configure, make and install
    everything fine. I'm using python 2.4 I have ubuntu dapper drake. I am
    trying to install hplip which requires python. When I do this, this
    also works but while running the following error occurs:
    Traceback (most recent call last):
    File "/usr/local/bin/hp-setup", line 31, in ?
    import readline, gzip
    ImportError: No module named readline

    It appears as though for some reaosn the readline module is not being
    installed on my system. Also, it doesn't really seem like python could
    possibly be being installed correctly. If I go to python tools and try
    to run ./listmodules I get the following error:

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    benjamin.grant, Sep 9, 2006
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