Python 2.5 and sqlite

Thorsten Kampe thorsten at
Wed Nov 12 11:14:29 CET 2008

* timotoole at (Wed, 12 Nov 2008 01:27:01 -0800 (PST))
> Python (2.5.1) was compiled from source on the webserver that I use,
> without an associated sqlite present on the machine, so trying "import
> sqlite3" in a python application gives an error, but aside from that
> python is mostly behaving itself. Again further clarification, the
> webserver is a sun machine, my machine is linux and all drives of all
> machine in the network are mounted, so a ssh,telnet,rlogin is not
> required to gain access to other machines.
> Now with that out of the way, I'm still not clear if I can install a
> copy of sqlite on my local machine and get that to work with python on
> the webserver? Possibly via pysqlite?

No, if Python was compiled without SQLite support or pysqlite is not 
installed on that machine it will not run anything SQLite related.


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