MySQLdb compiled -- Import issue

Kurian Thayil kurianmthayil at gmail.com
Thu Mar 25 04:41:26 CET 2010



On Wed, 2010-03-24 at 20:15 -0700, Sean DiZazzo wrote:

> On Mar 24, 7:59 pm, Kurian Thayil <kurianmtha... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I am just a month old with Python and trying to learn CGI with Python. I
> > was trying to install MySQLdb module in my new CentOS 5.3 box with
> > Python 2.4.3 default install. I downloaded the tar-ball of MySQLdb
> > module (MySQL-python-1.2.3c1). Did build as normal user and install as
> > root. MySQL server version that I'm using is 5.1.41, if that has
> > anything to do with the error. I then copied, libmysqlclient_r.so.16
> > library to /usr/lib/ folder and then I am able to import the module as
> > root user. But cannot do this as normal user.
> >
> > Now, while doing import MySQLdb as normal user, I get the following
> > error message. The scripts will be run as apache and hence cannot have
> > this error. Please check the following output. Also I have attached the
> > output while doing build and install process.
> >
> > [kurianmt at server MySQL-python-1.2.3c1]$ python
> > Python 2.4.3 (#1, Jan 21 2009, 01:10:13)
> > [GCC 4.1.2 20071124 (Red Hat 4.1.2-42)] on linux2
> > Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.>>> import MySQLdb
> >
> > /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/MySQL_python-1.2.3c1-py2.4-linux-i686.egg/_mysql.py:3: UserWarning: Module _mysql was already imported from /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/MySQL_python-1.2.3c1-py2.4-linux-i686.egg/_mysql.pyc, but /opt/downloads/py-modules/MySQL-python-1.2.3c1 is being added to sys.path
> >
> > It would be a great help if I understand what's going on!!! Thanks in
> > advance.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Kurian Mathew Thayil.
> >
> >  MySQLdb-build.txt
> > 3KViewDownload
> >
> >  MySQLdb-Install.txt
> > 6KViewDownload
> >
> >  signature.asc
> > < 1KViewDownload
> 
> The warning looks familiar.  Are you running python from the MySQLdb
> source directory?  ie.  /opt/downloads/py-modules/MySQL-python-1.2.3c1
> 
> I think you just need to change directories and the warning will go
> away.  Check what's happening on line 3 of _mysql.py  I don't have the
> source in front of me.
> 
> ~Sean


Hi Sean,

You are right. I was trying to import the module sitting on the source
folder :"-). Thanks for your quick response and let me try further. 

Regards,

Kurian Mathew Thayil.
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