scatool fails with traceback

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 (SLES15 SP1)


After installing the scatool and its patterns, and error happens when running the tool.

# zypper in sca-server-report sca-patterns*
# scatool
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/sca/python/", line 32, in <module>
    import readline
ImportError: No module named readline

This worked fine in SLES15 GMC.



Run zypper install python.


Some needed libraries were moved to the python package, which does not get installed in SLES15 SP1 by default.


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  • Document ID:000004685
  • Creation Date: 13-Feb-2020
  • Modified Date:05-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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