[mod_python] mod_python + MySQLdb => does it work?

Tom Emerson tree at basistech.com
Thu Jul 19 07:37:26 EST 2001

markus.hillebrand at apis-group.net writes:
> I tried to bring mod_python and MySQLdb together,
> but I crashed on some problems.

This works very well.

> First of all: mod_python runs quite fine.
> Also MySQLdb runs quite well.
> But when I try to import MySQLdb from a python-script
> that was invoked by mod_python I get a
> ImportError: _mysql: init failed 
> (whole error message is in the attachement)

Check your Python load path within mod_python, and make sure that the
directory containing the MySQLdb modules is there. Also make sure that
the MySQLdb shared object can be found in the library search path.

Tom Emerson                                          Basis Technology Corp.
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