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Old 07-17-2006, 11:18 AM   #1
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Hard time with installing MySQLdb for Python on Linux


Hi,

I am having hard time with installing MySQLdb on Linux.

My Python version is 2.3. I have downloaded MySQL-python-1.2.1_p2.tar.gz from sourceforge. The README file asks for MySQL installation. My MySql server is on another box. That is why I think I should to install just the MySql client (am I right?).

My Linux is Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES release 4 (Nahant)

These RPMs are available on the MySql download for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 RPM (x86) downloads:

Server
Client
Shared libraries
Shared compatibility libraries (3.23, 4.x, 5.x libs in same package)
Headers and libraries
Test suite
Debug information




Which one of above RPMs should I install on my RedHat box to be able to make MySQL-python-1.2.1_p2.tar.gz work?

Any help would be appreciated,
Alan
 
Old 07-18-2006, 05:25 AM   #2
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I'd try those four
Code:
Client
Shared libraries
Shared compatibility libraries (3.23, 4.x, 5.x libs in same package)
Headers and libraries
since it looks like you're trying to compile something from source.
Not that I know much about MySQL :}


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