[Tutor] Problem with pgbd & datetime

Don Parris gnumathetes at gmail.com
Fri Jul 29 01:35:06 CEST 2005

On 7/28/05, Gabriel Farrell <gsf at panix.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 27, 2005 at 07:13:49PM -0400, Don Parris wrote:
> > pg/pgdb are both part of the PyGreSQL distribution.  You can choose
> > whichever you want to use, but pgdb supports the 2.0 API, whereas
> > (according to the readme) pg does not.  I will try pg when I get back
> > to my box tonight, but would prefer to use pgdb.
> I use pgdb as well, for the same reason.
> > All of this should have been configured properly when I installed
> > SUSE Linux 9.2 last Fall.  The MySQLdb  module works fine - the pgdb
> > should as well.  Perhaps I should post this over on the DB Sig list.
> Debian lists a package called python-egenix-mxdatetime as a dependency
> for python-pygresql, and that in turn depends on
> python-egenix-mxtools.  I believe you need to install these modules
> for pygresql to work, as mxDateTime is not the same as datetime.  The
> site for mxDateTime is
> http://www.egenix.com/files/python/mxDateTime.html if you need to
> install it manually, but there should be a SUSE package for it.
> *Quick look through SUSE site.*  Yep, here it is:
> http://www.novell.com/products/linuxpackages/professional/python-egenix-mx-base.html
> I hope that gets it working.
> gsf
> _______________________________________________

I would have thought it would be part of the SUSE install.  Thanks for
the URL.  I've downloaded the egenix package from their website, and
will try to get it installed this evening.

DC Parris GNU Evangelist
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