"Import error"--MySQLmodule broke betw. Python 1.5.1 and 1.5.2

Boudewijn Rempt boud at rempt.xs4all.nl
Tue Nov 30 08:12:20 CET 1999

tim muddletin <tim muddletin at news.vex.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 28 Nov 1999 21:24:17 +0100, Martian <martian1 at dds.nl> wrote:
>>The MySQLmodule hasn't changed--indeed, hasn't since Oct. 1998

> Is there any reason you need to use the old module? According to my
> files ( http://www.vex.net/~x/parnassus/apyllo.py?i=82701837 ), there
> seems to be a newer (and quite improved sounding) MySQL module here...

>  http://starship.python.net/crew/adustman/MySQLdb.html

> (note: i don't know anything about it, never having used MySQL.
> I'm just a humble python resource librarian. <-: Though i don't
> seem to have record of the old module in my database! Hmmm...)

The interface is rather different, as is the format of the
returned rows of data. So making the switch can be a lot
of effort.


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