[twill] problem installing and running twill (total newbie, obviously)

Titus Brown titus at caltech.edu
Wed Oct 25 12:46:32 PDT 2006

On Wed, Oct 25, 2006 at 12:10:49PM -0700, Big Daddy wrote:
-> I get the following error when I try to run twill-sh:
-> Traceback (most recent call last):
->   File "C:\Python25\Scripts\twill-sh-script.py", line 8, in <module>
->     load_entry_point('twill==0.8.5', 'console_scripts', 'twill-sh')()
[ ... ]

->   File "C:\Python25\lib\site-packages\twill-0.8.5-py2.5.egg\twill\utils.py", line 357, in __init__
->     self.basic_gt = mechanize.pp_get_title
-> AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'pp_get_title'
-> What am I doing wrong?

The only thing I can think of is that *perhaps* you have a local copy of
mechanize (also included with twill) that is interfering with twill.

This is a known problem, but it only happens with specific versions of

My suggestion is to try upgrading to the very latest version of


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