Switching Databases

Carsten Haese carsten.haese at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 15:17:44 CET 2009


Victor Subervi wrote:
> Hi;
> I have the following code:
> 
> import MySQLdb
> ...
> user, passwd, db, host = login()
> db = MySQLdb.connect(host, user, passwd, 'cart')
> cursor= db.cursor()
> ...
> cursor.close()
> db = MySQLdb.connect(host, user, passwd, db)
> cursor= db.cursor()
> 
> Now, python complains about me opening a new connection.

Do not paraphrase error messages. Copy and paste the actual error
message and traceback.

> But I thought
> I'd closed the first one!

You thought you did, but did you? The code snippet above doesn't show
any code that closes a database connection.

> So, I replaced the last 3 lines with this:
> 
> cursor.execute('use %s;' % db)
> 
> but it didn't like that, either.

Do not paraphrase error messages. Copy and paste the actual error
message and traceback.

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