Issue #576 invalid

'module' object has no attribute 'Pdb'

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i tried to build python-reportlab-2.5 on ubuntu natty 11.04. but failed

+ cd docs
+ PYTHONPATH=/media/sdc1/python-reportlab-2.5/build/lib.linux-i686-2.7
+ python
Saved reportlab-reference.pdf
copied to /media/sdc1/python-reportlab-2.5/docs/reportlab-reference.pdf
Built story contains 1731 flowables...
Saved "/media/sdc1/python-reportlab-2.5/docs/reportlab-userguide.pdf"
Generating documentation for package
copied to /media/sdc1/python-reportlab-2.5/docs/reportlab-graphics-reference.pdf
/usr/bin/make -C docs html PAPER=a4
make[1]: Entering directory `/media/sdc1/python-reportlab-2.5/docs'
sphinx-build -b html -d build/doctrees -D latex_paper_size=a4  source build/html
Making output directory...
Running Sphinx v1.0.1

Exception occurred:
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/", line 329, in <module>
    class _OutputRedirectingPdb(pdb.Pdb):
AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'Pdb'
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make[1]: *** [html] error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/media/sdc1/python-reportlab-2.5/docs'
make: *** [build-doc-stamp] error 2
dpkg-buildpackage: error: fakeroot debian/rules binary gave error exit status 2
debuild: fatal error at line 1329:
dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot -D -us -uc failed

Comments (2)

  1. Georg Brandl

    It's unlikely this is a Sphinx bug. As the traceback shows, the error occurs in the standard "doctest" module.

    Does reportlab have a tracker? It looks to me like it offers some module called "pdb" that is imported instead of the standard module.

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