python CGI,sybase and environ variables

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Wed Nov 2 16:46:14 CET 2005


eight02645999 at yahoo.com wrote:
> hi
> i am writing a CGI to process some database transactions using the
> Sybase module.
> so in my CGI script, i have:
> 
> ...
> import Sybase
> import cgitb; cgitb.enable(display=1 , logdir="/tmp/weblog.txt")
> ...
> ...
> 
> the problem is , everytime i have ImportError: No module named Sybase
> flagged out.
> 
> at first i think it's library path misconfiguration, so i put
> os.environ["SYBASE"] = '/path/to/sybase'
> os.environ["LD_LIBRARY_PATH"] =  '/path/to/sybase/lib'
> 
> before i import Sybase. but its still the same error
> 
> Ok.so now, is it necesary to configure the web server's "nobody" user's
> profile to point to the Sybase libraries? or worse, configure root's
> profile to point to Sybase libraries? what's could be wrong?
> thanks for any help rendered.
> 
You should try adding "/path/to/sybase" to sys.path as well as/rather 
than putting it in an environment variable. sys.path is what the 
interpreter uses to find importable modules.

regards
  Steve
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