finding a module
gleki at gol.ge
Fri Jan 25 18:54:54 EST 2002
Kevin Dahlhausen wrote:
> I'm having a little trouble finding a c extension. Here's the
> I have a web host that allows python cgi. I've also written a wrapper
> for a library. The wrapper is a subdirectory with an __init__.py
> file. In the same subdirectory is a swig-generated c wrapper (
> sqlitec.so ) that is imported by one of the files imported by
> __init__.py. The main web application sits in the directory above the
> module directory:
> .....\webapp\main.cgi (imports sqlitedb)
> .....\webapp\sqlitedb\__init__.py (imports wrapper)
> .....\webapp\sqlitedb\wrapper.py (imports sqlitec)
> The code on 'main.cgi' contains an import: 'import sqlitedb'.
> Python finds the sqlitedb python files, but can not find sqlitec.so.
> They are runing Python 1.6.
The SWIG generated module MUST be called sqlitemodule.so... Note the
> How can I allow Python to see the loadable module? It is
> possible/common for the web providers to disallow import of native
> code modules?
> I've tried adding the following to main.cgi:
> import sys
> import sqlitedb
> but that did did not fix anything.
> Any ideas?
> If this works, we would be very close to having thread-safe
> python-based web sites w/an sql database but without an sql server.
> (Sqlite is a file-based database similar to gadfly).
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