mxODBC and MySQL

M.-A. Lemburg mal at lemburg.com
Mon Jun 7 23:12:00 CEST 1999


Joachim Schmitz wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I compiled and installed  mxODBC for MySQL on SuSE 6.1 without problems.
> I get this:
> Python 1.5.2b2 (#6, Feb 28 1999, 21:41:19)  [GCC egcs-2.91.60 19981201
> (egcs-1.1
> .1  on linux2
> Copyright 1991-1995 Stichting Mathematisch Centrum, Amsterdam
> >>> import ODBC.MySQL
> Traceback (innermost last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
>   File "/usr/local/lib/python1.5/ODBC/MySQL/__init__.py", line 7, in ?
>     from mxODBC import *
> ImportError: /usr/local/lib/python1.5/ODBC/MySQL/mxODBC.so: undefined
> symbol: PyBuffer_Type
> >>

You can either upgrade to 1.5.2 final or turn off the buffer
type code in mxODBC.c manually (enclosed in HAVE_PYTHON_BUFFEROBJECTS
#defines). I guess you stumbled into test code that I forgot to remove
for the distribution; sorry.

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Marc-Andre Lemburg
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