Python not importing mysqldb

Ioannis Lalopoulos isgrey at gmail.com
Sun Apr 26 17:42:08 CEST 2009


On Apr 25, 11:45 pm, 83nini <83n... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 25 Apr, 18:35, Marco Bizzarri <marco.bizza... at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 10:04 PM, 83nini <83n... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > hi guys,
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> > > i've been sweating the whole day trying to make python work with mysql
> > > but in vain!
> > > i'm doing the following:
> > > 1. visitinghttp://sourceforge.net/projects/mysql-python
> > > 2. dowloading mysql-python-test-1.2.3c1
> > > 3. extracting the files to C:\Python26\Lib\site-packages
> > > 4. writing "import MySQLdb" in the python prompt
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> > > getting
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> > > Traceback (most recent call last):
> > >  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
> > >  File "C:\Python26\lib\site-packages\MySQLdb\__init__.py", line 19,
> > > in <module>
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> > >    import _mysql
> > > ImportError: No module named _mysql
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> > > WHY YYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY????????
> > > why does it have to be so complicated???? what am i doing wrong for
> > > god's sake?
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> > Suggestion: install python2.5 for windows, and then download this one:
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> >http://sourceforge.net/project/downloading.php?group_id=22307&filenam...
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> > I'm sure you'll save yourself a lot of time.
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> > Regards
> > Marco
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> > Marco Bizzarrihttp://notenotturne.blogspot.com/http://iliveinpisa.blogspot.com/-Dölj citerad text -
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> > - Visa citerad text -
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> Thanx guys for the helpful information, i did as Marco suggested and
> it worked.
> FINALLLLY :D
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> cheers,
> Lina- Hide quoted text -
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For Windows distributions of MySQL-python (MySQLdb module) which work
with python 2.6 (32 and 64bit) take a look here: http://www.codegood.com/archives/4.
Apart from the normal distributions (client) embedded modules (client-
server) are also available.



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