MySQLdb will only import for root
Diez B. Roggisch
deets at nospam.web.de
Fri Jul 11 13:12:53 CEST 2008
> I am running Python and MySQL on Ubuntu and have installed MySQLdb. If I
> try to import MySQLdb I get the following error:
> ActivePython 188.8.131.52 (ActiveState Software Inc.) based on
> Python 2.5.2 (r252:60911, Mar 27 2008, 16:42:08)
> [GCC 3.3.1 (SuSE Linux)] on linux2
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>> import MySQLdb
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
> ImportError: No module named MySQLdb
> But if I lrun python as the root user it imports fine. Can anyone
> suggest what might be wrong with the installation? Or is there nothing
> wrong? I haven't seen any examples that mentioned being root to import a
Try importing sys and printing out sys.path both with a "normal" account
and the root-account, to see if there are any differences. And of course
make sure both actually use the same interpreter.
Beyond that, you are right: there is no root-only-importing.
More information about the Python-list