Python and postgreSQL ??

D'Arcy J.M. Cain darcy at
Thu Feb 15 16:40:54 EST 2001

Gerhard Häring <gerhard.nospam at> wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Feb 2001 10:54:55 +0100, Steve Purcell wrote:
>>Pablo Prieto wrote:
>>> I'd like to connect with PostgreSQL via Python. The program is in Windows
>>> (now), but will be executed, in few months, in Linux. I know I can use ODBC,
>>> but is there a Library or so that I can use in both OS', by meant to make
>>> the code 100% portable?
>>There's a note about PyGreSQL on Windows at

That page acts funny.  I eventually found the page that the link there
is supposed to send you to.

> PyGreSQL is the only one from the 3 Postgres Python interfaces available
> that I could build on Windows. The other two were too unixoid. And it's also
> the original, which is included in the Postgres distribution. The PyGreSQL
> web site at is currently only showing the default Apache docs. I
> hope they will be back soon.

Back now.  I just moved to its new home and you caught me in

> In the meantime you can still use the Windows version from my homepage (it's
> a superset of the source distribution with a few patches from my part).

Do I have all the changes?  I'm sure that I could fold them in with #ifdefs
at least.  Didn't I already make some changes for Windows?

BTW I will soon be making the source available by anonymous CVS.

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