[FWTools] unable to run gdal_retile.py

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Fri Dec 7 18:09:21 EST 2007

Paul McCullough wrote:
> All,
> I am unable to run gdal_retile.py:
> C:\Program Files\FWTools2.0.2>gdal_retile.py
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "C:\PROGRA~1\FWTOOL~1.2\bin\gdal_retile.py", line 35, in <module>
>     import gdal
>   File "C:\PROGRA~1\FWTOOL~1.2\pymod\gdal.py", line 191, in <module>
>     import _gdal
> ImportError: No module named _gdal
> I am new to both python and gdal and could use some help.
> I have other versions of python installed.
> But it appears that the FWTools shell is using its own version:
>         C:\Program Files\FWTools2.0.2>python -V
>         Python 2.3.4


You can not use any other Python with GDAL than that installed together
with FWTools. Check if the other installed Python is not in the PATH and
 PYTHONPATH. If it is, then there is some conflict probably.

Mateusz Loskot

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