SQL2000 database vs python

Andy Todd andy47 at halfcooked.com
Thu Jul 31 16:23:50 CEST 2003


Raaijmakers, Vincent (IndSys, GE Interlogix) wrote:
> Ok I was too happy.
> 
> mssqldb doesn't help me to connect my python app on a linux OS to a sql2000 (windows os) database.
> I can't even compile the package, I guess it is missing sybase stuff (sybdb.h and sybfront.h), 
> which is correct because I don't have that database.
> Also, mssqldb supports ms sql server 7.0, my hope is that that won't be a problem in using ms sql 2000.
> 
> Pfew, there goes my hope.
> 
> Vincent
> 
[snip]

Have you looked at mxODBC? It will allow you to connect via ODBC from 
linux to SQL Server running on a Windows server.

http://www.egenix.com/files/python/mxODBC.html

Regards,
Andy
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