[Tutor] sqlite3 question

Peter Otten __peter__ at web.de
Thu May 24 11:34:36 CEST 2012

Alan Gauld wrote:

> On 23/05/12 17:11, Khalid Al-Ghamdi wrote:
>> I'm using Python 3 and have read that you need sqlite to be installed to
>> use the sqlite3 module, but when it is imported it seems to work ok.
> The info is wrong.
> Unlike other SQL databases SQLite is not a server based system so there
> is nothing to install. It is just a set of functions in a library, which
> comes with Python.

IIRC Python on Windows comes with its own sqlite library while on Linux it 
uses the systemwide libsqlite3. The dependency is handled by the package 
manager, so the user experience is the same.

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