mxODBC cannot import... new install

Gillou nospam at
Thu Jan 30 19:27:52 CET 2003

"Tony Colston" <agcolston at> a écrit dans le message de news:
c017c9ec.0301300938.6f7b76dc at
> I just installed mxODBC and cannot get the damn thing even to import!
> Does anyone have any advice on how to get this to work?
> I am trying this and here are the results.
> PythonWin 2.2.2 (#37, Oct 14 2002, 17:02:34) [MSC 32 bit (Intel)] on
> win32.
> Portions Copyright 1994-2001 Mark Hammond (mhammond at
> - see 'Help/About PythonWin' for further copyright information.
> >>> import mx.ODBC.Windows
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<interactive input>", line 1, in ?
> ImportError: No module named mx.ODBC.Windows
> >>>
> I do not have PYTHONPATH set to anything. This is just a standard
> Windows 2000 installation. I have not done any modifications to
> anything as far as I know. I installed python with the installer like
> always. I installed mxODBC with the installer for 2.2, it found the
> correct Python directory and installed.
> Has anyone else got this package to work on Windows?
> Thanks ahead of time.

It works perfectly for me (win2K + Python 2.1.3)

Remember that mxODBC *requires* mxBase package. Perhaps you forgot it ?

then try

>>> import sys
>>> sys.path

Does the directory that contains mx appear here ?


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