creating a new database with mysqldb

Philippe Martin pmartin at
Wed May 17 15:30:21 EDT 2006

John Salerno wrote:

> Since the connect method of mysqldb requires a database name, it seems
> like you can't use it without having a database already created. So is
> there a way to connect to your mysql server (without a specified
> database) in order to create a new database (i.e., the CREATE DATABASE
> query)?
> Thanks.

I'm no expert but: can't you spawn mysql with a script/scheme ?


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