ImportError: no module named serial

Bug #715766 reported by Dimitrios Symeonidis
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
pyserial (Debian)
Fix Released
pyserial (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

python-serial is installed under /usr/share/pyshared, which is not in python(2.7)'s search path. Thus it can't be imported.

The following works around the problem:
import sys

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: python-serial 2.5-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-2.29-generic 2.6.38-rc3
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-2-generic x86_64
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Feb 9 14:38:21 2011
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release amd64 (20101007)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: pyserial

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Dimitrios Symeonidis (azimout) wrote :
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Andreas Bulling (spam-hierher) wrote :

confirmed, both the bug and the workaround, same DistroRelease and architecture

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Andreas Moog (ampelbein) wrote :

Confirmed, I've linked a branch that fixes the issue by not cleaning up the /usr/lib/* in python-serial.

Changed in pyserial (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
Andreas Moog (ampelbein)
Changed in pyserial (Ubuntu):
importance: Low → Medium
Changed in pyserial (Debian):
status: Unknown → New
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package pyserial - 2.5-1ubuntu1

pyserial (2.5-1ubuntu1) natty; urgency=low

  * debian/rules
    - don't delete contents of /usr/lib/* for python-serial (LP: #715766)
 -- Andreas Moog <email address hidden> Tue, 08 Mar 2011 23:18:02 +0100

Changed in pyserial (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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Andres Rodriguez (andreserl) wrote :

As this has already been released in Ubuntu, I'm unsubscribing from Ubuntu sponsors.


Changed in pyserial (Debian):
status: New → Fix Released
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