How to install informixdb-1.3 for python2.2 on RH7.3?
gerhard.haering at gmx.de
Fri Sep 6 08:45:29 CEST 2002
* J Dubal <dubal at khimjiramdas.com> [2002-09-05 23:22 -0700]:
> Hello again!
> I managed to compile and install informixdb module manually for py221.
> However, when I import it in python2, it gives following error:
> ImportError: Cannot locate C core module for informix db interface.
Normally, I write a setup.py using Python's distutils in such cases,
however informixdb seems to use some sort of SQL preprocessor for the
So, I'd try to perform the step with the SQL preprocessor manually, then
invoke "python setup.py build".
> If I try import _informixdb, it gives following error: ImportError:
> /opt/informix/lib/esql/libifgen.so: undefined symbol: stat
You need to link against a additional libraries. If the Informix
documentation is silent about this, I'd recommend to ldd on some client
utility of the database and add these libraries in the Makefile.
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