[gdal-dev] ImportError: No module named gdal

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Fri Mar 12 08:12:51 EST 2010

theuns wrote:
> HI, i am a newbie
> I am trying to merge two geotif files, with gdal_merge.py.
> I get the following error message. 
> ImportError: No module named gdal.
> I am sure its just a configuration issue. I am using windows xp, and
> FWTools2.4.7, and i did add the C:\Program files\FWtools2.4.7\Pymod to
> the path, and rebooted but still get the error?
> Any suggestion, will be greatly appreciated, than you.'
> Theuns Heydenrych 


You should issue the command from within the FWTools Shell to ensure
the environment is setup.  If not, you will need to review the settings
in setfw.bat and setfwenv.bat.  I imagine you have missed adding the
bin directory to the path, but there are also other important environment

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