Problem with Pylint for Python 2.7

Mon Feb 25 17:51:00 GMT 2013

On Tue, 12 Feb 2013, hughgs wrote:

> Since the upgrade to Python 2.7 I get the following message while trying to 
> use the pylint command:
> $ pylint
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "/usr/bin/pylint", line 3, in <module>
>    from pylint import lint
> ImportError: No module named pylint
> $
> The error is independent of the file I use.
> I did find the HEADSUP: Python 2.7 upgrade thread and noticed that while the 
> pylint package was listed as needing to be upgraded, I didn't see that it was 
> rebuilt.  Hopefully it just slipped through the cracks!  Thanks.
> My cygcheck.out file got rejected for being too large.
> George S. Hugh

I was able to fix this problem by copying the 
python2.6/site-packages/pylint directory to python2.7/site-packages.

Any chance that the pylint package will ge rebuilt so I don't have to do 
this by hand?

George S. Hugh

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