windows 7 pysqlite build error

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Mon Oct 13 23:00:14 CEST 2014

On 10/13/2014 4:31 PM, Dennis Lee Bieber wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:49:27 +0100, Robin Becker <robin at>
> declaimed the following:
>>> c:\users\rptlab\tmp\tmcallister\build\pysqlite\src\connection.h(33) : fatal error C1083: Cannot open include file: 'sqli
>>> te3.h': No such file or directory

Did \n get stuck in the name of the file in connection.h, or is that 
purely an artifact of the error reporting?

>>> error: command 'c:\\Program Files (x86)\\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\\VC\\BIN\\amd64\\cl.exe' failed with exit status 2
>> I do have the various compilers installed and other extensions are building OK,
>> so is this an error in pysqlite or in my general setup? The include path looks
>> like it might relate to Python builds. I suppose it's feasible that pyqslite
>> builds need to be installed specially. I don't remember this happening on my old
>> win32 XP system, but that died and I now am forced to use 64bit win7.
> 	Off hand, you don't have the SQLite3 /development package/.
> 	PySQLite is just an adapter to the sqlite3 DLL; the sqlite3.h file
> would be part of the source code for sqlite3, not part of pysqlite itself.

Terry Jan Reedy

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