Fix Python – Python 3 ImportError: No module named ‘ConfigParser’

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I am trying to pip install the MySQL-python package, but I get an ImportError.

Jans-MacBook-Pro:~ jan$ /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.3/bin/pip-3.3 install MySQL-python
Downloading/unpacking MySQL-python
  Running setup.py egg_info for package MySQL-python
    Traceback (most recent call last):
      File "<string>", line 16, in <module>
      File "/var/folders/lf/myf7bjr57_jg7_5c4014bh640000gn/T/pip-build/MySQL-python/setup.py", line 14, in <module>
        from setup_posix import get_config
      File "./setup_posix.py", line 2, in <module>
        from ConfigParser import SafeConfigParser
    ImportError: No module named 'ConfigParser'
    Complete output from command python setup.py egg_info:
    Traceback (most recent call last):

  File "<string>", line 16, in <module>

  File "/var/folders/lf/myf7bjr57_jg7_5c4014bh640000gn/T/pip-build/MySQL-python/setup.py", line 14, in <module>

    from setup_posix import get_config

  File "./setup_posix.py", line 2, in <module>

    from ConfigParser import SafeConfigParser

ImportError: No module named 'ConfigParser'

----------------------------------------
Command python setup.py egg_info failed with error code 1 in /var/folders/lf/myf7bjr57_jg7_5c4014bh640000gn/T/pip-build/MySQL-python
Storing complete log in /Users/jan/.pip/pip.log
Jans-MacBook-Pro:~ jan$ 

Any ideas?

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Answer

In Python 3, ConfigParser has been renamed to configparser for PEP 8 compliance. It looks like the package you are installing does not support Python 3.

This question is answered By – Abe Karplus

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