[IPython-dev] weird error

Jörgen Stenarson jorgen.stenarson at bostream.nu
Tue Jul 14 14:13:16 EDT 2009

Have anyone had any problems using sqlite3 when running the ipython shell?

I get an import error when I import sqlite3 from the ipython shell but 
not from the regular shell, see below. Is this something anyone alse 
have seen? Any ideas on what could be wrong?


Python 2.5.2 (r252:60911, Feb 21 2008, 13:11:45) [MSC v.1310 32 bit (Intel)]
Type "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.

IPython 0.10.bzr.r1163 -- An enhanced Interactive Python.
?         -> Introduction and overview of IPython's features.
%quickref -> Quick reference.
help      -> Python's own help system.
object?   -> Details about 'object'. ?object also works, ?? prints more.

In [1]: import sqlite3
ImportError                               Traceback (most recent call last)

c:\python\<ipython console> in <module>()

C:\Python25\lib\sqlite3\__init__.py in <module>()
      20 # 2. Altered source versions must be plainly marked as such, 
and must no
t be
      21 #    misrepresented as being the original software.
      22 # 3. This notice may not be removed or altered from any source 
---> 24 from dbapi2 import *

C:\Python25\lib\sqlite3\dbapi2.py in <module>()
      25 import time
---> 27 from _sqlite3 import *
      29 paramstyle = "qmark"

ImportError: DLL load failed: Felaktig åtkomst till minnet.

In [2]:
Do you really want to exit ([y]/n)?

Python 2.5.2 (r252:60911, Feb 21 2008, 13:11:45) [MSC v.1310 32 bit 
(Intel)] on
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
 >>> import sqlite3

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