Problems with python-pygst in FSO M3

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at
Fri Sep 19 13:19:34 CEST 2008

Am Friday 19 September 2008 12:49:16 schrieb Richard Cooke:
> I am running the lastest FSO image from
> I have been developing a simple python script using gstreamer which I had
> working under MS2.
> While it is possible that I may not have fulfilled all dependencies after
> reflashing the rootfs, I am unable to solve this problem:
> >>> import gst
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/gst-0.10/gst/", line
> 31, in <module>
>     import sys, gobject
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/gtk-2.0/gobject/", line
> 33, in <module>
>     from glib import spawn_async, idle_add, timeout_add,
> timeout_add_seconds, \
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/gtk-2.0/glib/", line
> 30, in <module>
>     from glib._glib import *
> ImportError: cannot open shared object file: No such
> file or directory
> With a bit of googling I have found that appears to be
> contained in the python-pygobject module in other distros. It does not
> appear in this module in the FSO build.

Downgrade python-pygobject to 2.14.

General hint: If you have a system that works, don't update all the time. 
Broken packages may appear in from time to time.


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