[DB-SIG] Python database API 2.0/returning Column names with
04 Nov 2001 10:54:28 -0500
On Sun, 2001-11-04 at 09:56, David A McInnis wrote:
> I found another one myself, for MySQLdb (I am using MySQL).
> It appears that cursorclass= is undocumented as well.
> If you set cursorclass=MySQLdb.cursors.DictCursor, a dictionary is returned
> which contains the row names.
> db1 = MySQLdb.connect(user = "username", passwd="password", host= "host", db
> = "database", cursorclass=MySQLdb.cursors.DictCursor)
> c1 = db1.cursor()
> c1.execute("""SELECT * from table where email = %s""",
> row1 = c1.fetchone()
> print row1['acctno']
> print row1['email']
> print row1['amt']
MySQLdb's cursorclass is not documented in the DB API because it is a
non-standard extension. It is, however, well-documented in the MySQLdb
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