M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Tue, 07 Dec 1999 11:54:02 +0100

Griesser Reto wrote:
> Hi
> I'm new to Python and i'm looking for an API for IBM DB2.
> How can I connect to a DB2-Database directly, not over ODBC?
> Is for that some software needed, avaliable?

You could take mxODBC and link against the IBM CLI libs. AFAIK,
there is no supported native interface to DB2. Long ago there
was an interface lib which you could use directly, but IBM
put the EmbeddedSQL precompiler on top of it, hiding it rather well
from general exposure.

Hope that helps,
Marc-Andre Lemburg
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