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S3-SDK examples, NameError: name 'botocore' is not defined

Working through https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/spaces/reference/s3-sdk-examples , python 3 tab. Where it says configure a client, there is a line:

config=botocore.config.Config(s3={‘addressing_style’: ‘virtual’}),

I keep getting the error NameError: name ‘botocore’ is not defined .

This is on ubuntu 22.10, using python 3.10.7, venv with pip install boto3

When I comment that line out, it seems to work. For example I can list files. This is first time working with boto/boto3, so just trying this and trying that. Is there something lost to not have ‘addressing_style’ set to ‘virtual’?


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Bobby Iliev
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February 6, 2023

Hi there,

It should be OK to omit this line. For more information about the addressing style, I would recommend the following documentation that goes over it in details:

https://boto3.amazonaws.com/v1/documentation/api/1.9.42/guide/s3.html

If you believe that you would need it, you could add import botocore right after the import boto3 line to include the package.

Let me know how it goes!

Best,

Bobby