Is howtowriteablock broken?

after making and installing gr-how-to-write-a-block
i do in python

import howto

and I get the error:

Traceback (most recent call last):
File “”, line 1, in
line 40, in
from howto_swig import *
ImportError: No module named howto_swig

I know i have

howto_swig installed inside the directory


so it is not clear what is wrong.
also i have

any clues?

On Fri, Feb 04, 2011 at 12:03:17PM -0500, Achilleas A.

line 40, in
also i have

Hi Achilleas,

why is howto_swig in a different directory than With your
PYTHONPATH, it should not be a problem, but it still might be a cause of
error–try copying and _howto_swig.* to the same dir as


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