[SciPy-user] No module named distutils

Pearu Peterson pearu at scipy.org
Tue Nov 9 14:13:44 CST 2004

On Tue, 9 Nov 2004, Nils Wagner wrote:

> tom fogal wrote:
>> <4190EF99.7070802 at mecha.uni-stuttgart.de>Nils Wagner writes:
>> <snip>
>>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>> File "setup.py", line 11, in ?
>>> import distutils
>>> ImportError: No module named distutils
>> *blink* I thought distutils was a standard part of python.
> Just now I saw a short note via rpm -qi python
>> If you want to install third party modules using distutils, you need to
>> install python-devel package.
> This seems to be a SuSE specific problem.

This is not a problem. You just need to install python-dev (or whatever 
is the corresponding package in SUSE) package that contains also 


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