[Pythonmac-SIG] installing python and mysqldb

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker at noaa.gov
Mon Feb 25 18:16:17 CET 2008

jane doe wrote:
> If I were to start all over again, which download site do you recommend?

Did  you try these?:


> My machine is OS X 10.4, I have Python 2.3.5 or MacPython 2.4.4, Mysql 
> 14.7, and I installed
> mysqldb 1.2.2  (but the contents look like they were 1.2.1?)

I'd go with MacPython2.4 or, better yet, MacPython 2.5, if you don't 
need to stick with 2.4.

What did you actually try? Downloading the tarball and:

python setup.py build
sudo python setup.py install

Should work, but I haven't tried it. Tell us what happens when you try it.


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