[DB-SIG] Beginner getting out...

Andy Todd andy47@halfcooked.com
Tue, 19 Mar 2002 20:57:06 +1100

Ignacio Guerrero wrote:

> I just wanted to say that I've just found some documentation on the 
> module. In fact I have downloaded a MySQL-python-0.9.1.tar.gz that 
> differs with the MySQL-python-0.9.1.win32-py2.2.exe that I've already 
> installed. This one (the tar.gz) comes with the HTML documentation.
> Saddly I read in chapter 1.1 that "Windows is /not/ a supported 
> platform." But then it sais that it can be fixed, somehow.
> I'll read it. If anything comes up I'll let you know.
> Thanks again.
> */Ignacio/*


You want the MySQL-python-0.9.1.win32-py2.2.exe, not 
MySQL-python-0.9.1.tar.gz. The first one is pre-compiled windows self 
extracting executable which works on Windows. The other is the source 
code, useful only if you are on Unix, Linux, BSD or if you have Visual C 
for Windows.

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