Huge problem gettng MySQLdb to work on my mac mini running Macosx 10.5 Leopard

geert geert at nznl.com
Sat Mar 15 19:19:22 CET 2008


On Mar 14, 11:49 am, "Robert Rawlins"
<robert.rawl... at thinkbluemedia.co.uk> wrote:
> Geert,
>
> I've not seen this issue myself, however, you might get a little more luck
> asking over on theMySQLdbmailing list as this seems to be more an issue
> with the db than your python code. It might be worth posting your question
> there too as it'll heighten your chances of finding someone who knowsMySQLdbinside out.
>
> http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/db-sig
>
> Cheers,
>
> Robert
>
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>
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> On Behalf Of geert
> Sent: 14 March 2008 10:36
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> Subject: Huge problem gettngMySQLdbto work on my mac mini running Macosx
> 10.5 Leopard
>
> Hi all,
>
> I have a mac mini running maocosx 10.5 leopard I want to deploy a
> django project on. My backend is MySQL, and I have it running as a 64-
> bit app. Of course, apache2 is also running as 64-bit.
>
> MySQLdbinstalls with the usual warnings after applying the various
> patches I found here and there. These patches consist of altering
> _mysql.c and site.cfg.
>
> Basically, my problem boils down to this:
>
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
>   File "build/bdist.macosx-10.5-i386/egg/MySQLdb/__init__.py", line
> 19, in <module>
>   File "build/bdist.macosx-10.5-i386/egg/_mysql.py", line 7, in
> <module>
>   File "build/bdist.macosx-10.5-i386/egg/_mysql.py", line 6, in
> __bootstrap__
> ImportError: dynamic module does not define init function (init_mysql)
>
> Has anyone solved this? I been hunting around for 2 weeks now, and my
> deadline is looming grimly on the horizon :)
>
> Geert
>
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Thanks, Robert. I'm on the MySQLdb list, and am working on a solution.
And I've subscribed to the list you gave.

Geert




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