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Linux Question

python error "AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'sha1'"

i need your help,

How to correct an error AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'sha1',

When I start the command example import random or import hashlib I get such a result

root@thinkad:~# python
Python 2.7.3 (default, Jan 2 2013, 13:56:14)
[GCC 4.7.2] on linux2
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> import random
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/random.py", line 49, in <module>
import hashlib as _hashlib
File "hashlib.py", line 3, in <module>
hasher = hashlib.sha1()
AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'sha1'
>>> import math
>>> import hashlib
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
File "hashlib.py", line 3, in <module>
hasher = hashlib.sha1()
AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'sha1'
>>>


help pls.. thakns in advance

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Answer

It looks like you have a file called hashlib.py that gets in the way of the interpreter finding the standard hashlib module.