[DB-SIG] pypg pure Python db driver for Postgresql

Randall Smith randall at tnr.cc
Tue Jul 12 14:39:36 CEST 2005


Try to use keyword arguments instead of a connection string.  I was able 
to reproduce the error by using a connection string.  Sorry.


Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 11, 2005 at 10:59:55PM -0500,
>  Randall Smith <randall at tnr.cc> wrote 
>  a message of 32 lines which said:
>>I replaced the C portion of PyGreSQL to form a Python driver I'm
>>calling pypg.  You can download it from the location below.
> I was planning to test its performance, using the test we developed to
> compare psycopg and PoPy, but it always fail (do note that I was
> trying to use the local connection, "host" is empty, but if I specify
> "host=localhost", I get the same error):
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "test.py", line 110, in ?
>     connection = db_module.connect("dbname=db-comp-registry")
>   File "/usr/local/lib/python2.3/site-packages/pypg/pgdb2.py", line 413, in connect
>     dbtty, dbuser, dbpasswd)
>   File "/usr/local/lib/python2.3/site-packages/pypg/_mypg.py", line 175, in connect
>     return Connection(dbhost, dbport, dbbase, dbuser, dbpasswd)
>   File "/usr/local/lib/python2.3/site-packages/pypg/_mypg.py", line 58, in __init__
>     self.connect()
>   File "/usr/local/lib/python2.3/site-packages/pypg/_mypg.py", line 62, in connect
>     sock.connect((self.host, self.port))
>   File "<string>", line 1, in connect
> socket.gaierror: (-2, 'Name or service not known')

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