[DB-SIG] NEWBIE QUESTION - MySQLdb for Windows

Andy Dustman adustman@comstar.net
Fri, 5 May 2000 23:18:55 -0400 (EDT)


On Sat, 6 May 2000, Bradley McCrorey wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> I usually write all my database interfaces for web-enabled apps using
> php on apache webserver. however, I'm thinking about building a
> windows interface for a change. I've done a BIT of python programming,
> basically just running through the basics to get a feel for the syntax
> and so on. I found the mysqldb module and downloaded the latest
> version, but I'm unclear as to how to install it under windows.
> 
> Has anyone ever used this module under windows? Ideally I'd like to
> get it running under windows then build a tcl/tk interface using
> python which would connect to my database.

Someone has. Not me, mind you, but other people have told me it works. The
compile.py script is supposed to get the job done. Obviously (or perhaps
not) you need a C compiler as well. 

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