[DB-SIG] Python DB2 Module on Windows

M.-A. Lemburg mal at lemburg.com
Sat Apr 12 14:01:42 EDT 2003

Andy Todd wrote:
> M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
>> Andy Todd wrote:
>>> Has anyone tried out the DB2 module 
>>> (http://sourceforge.net/projects/pydb2) on Windows? I downloaded the 
>>> source code but don't have Visual C++ to compile the C module.
>>> If anyone has compiled the code against Python 2.2 can you tell me 
>>> what you did, or even better provide a compiled _db2 module?
>> Why not use ODBC ?
> Thats my backup strategy. But it doesn't help me when we move out of 
> concept proving and into the project proper on AIX servers.

Why not ? IBM DB2 ships with ODBC for AIX and mxODBC has no problem
accessing DB2 on AIX either (we have a customer who does this in

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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