> On Apr 12, 2018, at 5:33 PM, Krister <thekswen...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hello all,
> 
> I had a working python program that uses GTK3 as installed with
> homebrew. After updating my OSX system I now get the error:
> 
> import gi
> File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/gi/__init__.py", line 42,
> in <module>
> ImportError: cannot import name _gi
> 
> The minimal example that reproduces this error would be:
> 
>    # import_gi.py
>    import gi
> 
> which produces:
> 
> => /usr/local/Cellar/python\@2/2.7.14_3/bin/python2 import_gi.py
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "import_gi.py", line 1, in <module>
>    import gi
>  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/gi/__init__.py", line
> 42, in <module>
> ImportError: cannot import name _gi
> 
> I've tried running
> 
>    brew reinstall pygobject3 gtk+3
> 
> which did not fix the problem.
> 
> Does someone have an idea of what may be going on?
> _______________________________________________

It's girepository, not gi. And you don't usually want to import it, you want to 
e.g.
  from girepository import Gtk.

Regards,
John Ralls


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