[mod_python] query regarding pyodbc

Graham Dumpleton graham.dumpleton at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 02:30:48 EST 2009


2009/2/6 rahul <rahul.warhekar at edisphere.com>:
> Hello sir,
>
> Now import pyodbc is working from python console but when I import it from
> .psp pages it is giving error as
> ImportError : dynamic module does not define init function (initpyodbc)
>
> I check  using nm pyodbc.so command it is giving initpyodbc function in the
> list
>
> Now what may be the problem?

It is likely picking up wrong version still. Where is pyodbc package
installed? Did you ensure that old broken versions were removed from
the system?

Graham

>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Graham Dumpleton [mailto:graham.dumpleton at gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, January 16, 2009 4:24 PM
> To: rahul
> Cc: mod_python at modpython.org
> Subject: Re: [mod_python] query regarding pyodbc
>
> 2009/1/16 rahul <rahul.warhekar at edisphere.com>:
>> I have run it from python console and it is giving same error.
>
> Then it is not a mod_python issue and you perhaps should ask on:
>
>  http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.python/topics?lnk
>
>> Now, I used nm command for pyodbc.so file and got the following output.
>>
>> [root at dbserver site-packages]# nm pyodbc.so
>> 00001600 A __bss_start
>> 000003ec t call_gmon_start
>> 00001600 b completed.1
>> 000014fc d __CTOR_END__
>> 000014f8 d __CTOR_LIST__
>>         w [email protected]@GLIBC_2.1.3
>> 000004a8 t __do_global_ctors_aux
>> 00000410 t __do_global_dtors_aux
>> 000015f8 d __dso_handle
>> 00001504 d __DTOR_END__
>> 00001500 d __DTOR_LIST__
>> 0000150c A _DYNAMIC
>> 00001600 A _edata
>> 00001604 A _end
>> 000004d8 T _fini
>> 0000046c t frame_dummy
>> 000004f4 r __FRAME_END__
>> 000015e8 A _GLOBAL_OFFSET_TABLE_
>>         w __gmon_start__
>> 000003b4 T _init
>> 00001508 d __JCR_END__
>> 00001508 d __JCR_LIST__
>>         w _Jv_RegisterClasses
>> 000015fc d p.0
>>
>> Still I am not understanding what is the problem, please help.
>
> Like the message says, it cannot find in the C extension module the
> symbol 'initpyodbc', which is the entry point function for
> initialising the module.
>
> Thus the module has not been built properly or is broken in some way.
>
> Graham
>
>> Thanks,
>> Rahul
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Graham Dumpleton [mailto:graham.dumpleton at gmail.com]
>> Sent: Friday, January 16, 2009 2:55 PM
>> To: rahul
>> Cc: mod_python at modpython.org
>> Subject: Re: [mod_python] query regarding pyodbc
>>
>> 2009/1/16 rahul <rahul.warhekar at edisphere.com>:
>>> Hello all,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I am using RedHat Enterprise 4 linux on which I have python 2.5.4 and
>>> mod_python 3.3.1 .
>>>
>>> Now when I install pyodbc package and I try to import it it is giving me
>> an
>>> error as
>>>
>>> ImportError : dynamic module does not define init function (initpyodbc)
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> My pyodbc version is 2.1.14
>>>
>>> Any help regarding this will be greatly appreciated.
>>
>> Does it work when you try and import it from command line Python?
>>
>> Have you run 'nm' command on the .so file for the Python C extension
>> module to see whether that function (initpyodbc) exists in the file?
>>
>> Graham
>>
>>
>
>


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