ubersquared ubersquared - 1 year ago 172
Python Question

Unable to import decimal in Python 2.7 or Python 3.3

I am unable to

import decimal
in the terminal for Python 2.7 or 3.3.

Here are the errors I get:

Python 3.3.0 (v3.3.0:bd8afb90ebf2, Sep 29 2012, 01:25:11)
[GCC 4.2.1 (Apple Inc. build 5666) (dot 3)] on darwin
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> import decimal
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
File "/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.3/lib/python3.3/decimal.py", line 3849, in <module>
_numbers.Number.register(Decimal)
AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'Number'


or Python 2.7

Python 2.7.2 (default, Oct 11 2012, 20:14:37)
[GCC 4.2.1 Compatible Apple Clang 4.0 (tags/Apple/clang-418.0.60)] on darwin
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> import decimal
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
File "/System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/lib/python2.7/decimal.py", line 141, in <module>
import numbers as _numbers
File "numbers.py", line 34, in <module>
assert x / y == 2.5 # true division of x by y
AssertionError


How to I import decimal?

Answer Source

Is there numbers.py in current working directory?

That could be the reason of the problem, because that prevent import of standard library module numbers.

Recommended from our users: Dynamic Network Monitoring from WhatsUp Gold from IPSwitch. Free Download