"from OpenGL.GL import *" fails because a module isn't found

Bug #587059 reported by John Otto
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: python-opengl

I am using Ubuntu Release 9.10, with version 3.0.0-0ubuntu1 of python-opengl.

I discovered the bug while trying to use Impressive version 0.10.2.

You can reproduce the bug by executing "from OpenGL.GL import *" in a python interpreter (I was using python2.6).

Specifically, this is the output when executing this command:
File "/usr/share/pyshared/OpenGL/GL/__init__.py", line 11, in <module>
    from OpenGL.GL.VERSION.GL_1_2 import *
ImportError: No module named VERSION.GL_1_2

With a little investigation, I found that there is no "__init__.py" file in the /usr/share/pyshared/OpenGL/GL/VERSION directory, meaning that the directory is not considered a package, resulting in the module not being found.

I solved the issue by creating an empty "__init__.py" file in this directory.

I checked the file list for both karmic and lucid (e.g. http://packages.ubuntu.com/karmic/all/python-opengl/filelist ) and there is no "__init__.py" file listed in this directory.

Apologies in advance if this is a duplicate report and I just wasn't looking in the right spot.

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