Python error interpretation

Chris Mohler cr33dog at
Sat Mar 14 16:48:28 UTC 2009

On Sat, Mar 14, 2009 at 8:57 AM, Hal Burgiss <hal at> wrote:
> The following error is generated on a fully updated 8.04 server using only
> Ubuntu supplied packages. It seems to boil down to 'no module named unicodedata'
> but for the life of me I can't unwind that and figure out what the missing
> pieces are, and preferring not to go outside apt. Thx.
>  File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/bzrlib/", line 196, in _import
>    module = __import__(module_python_path, scope, scope, [])
> ImportError: No module named unicodedata


In a console, type:
import unicodedata

If you do not get an error, then python is OK and bzr is maybe looking
in the wrong place for it.  If you get an error, something is very
wrong with python - I would re-install via apt.


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