Tutorial/example using MySQL from python CGI program

Jeff Bauer jbauer at rubic.com
Mon Feb 10 02:19:44 CET 2003

Hi Will.

If you're not in a hurry I might be willing to help out
and use the experience to write up a short How-To document.

Jeff Bauer
Rubicon Research

Will Stuyvesant wrote:
> I use Python for my CGI scripts.  On Sourceforge and other hosts they
> have "mysql" available and they advise you to use it, instead of
> writing to files from your CGI script.  I am quite happy using files
> now (I have implemented some kind of filelock by creating directories
> with a special name), but I am always open to suggestions.
> Can you give short example code (like in my favorite Python book: the
> Python Standard Library by Fredrik Lundh) how I could use that mysql
> they seem to offer?  I am new to mysql and I usually decide if I
> should use things based on examples, but I can not find any.  They
> have python 1.5.2.

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