adodb with mysql - connection string syntax for filepath

J. Clifford Dyer jcd at sdf.lonestar.org
Tue Sep 18 20:16:24 CEST 2007


On Tue, Sep 18, 2007 at 09:32:45AM -0400, Steve Holden wrote regarding Re: adodb with mysql - connection string syntax for filepath:
> 
> Mridula Ramesh wrote:
> > Hi. Firstly, thank you both very much for the response!
> > 
> > Cliff, I did some more reading up about it after  you corrected me re 
> > MySQL not being a _language_  but another means of storing data (would 
> > you believe NONE of the connection tutorials actually said that?!) 
> > Anyway, now I have MySQL on my machine, and it's installed - if I say 
> > "import MySQLdb" in python prompt, it does that, but I can't see any exe 
> > in the program's folder itself: does that mean tables can only be 
> > created by code? *puzzled*
> > 
> > Steve, thank you too, I looked up the link you had given, but I do not 
> > yet know which part of that site may help me... And I am now going to 
> > struggle with Dive Into Python before attempting much else!
> > 
> > This is a nice, helpful mailing group!
> > 
> We try, though not everyone appreciates us :-)
> 
> You may find
> 
>    http://www.connectionstrings.com/
> 
> more helpful.
> 
> regard
>   Steve

For non-programmatic (non-python) access, you might also look into the "MySQL GUI Tools" package, freely downloadable from mysql.com.

Cheers,
Cliff



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