1.5.24 -2 cygwin python 2.5.1 problem, "import sqlite3" fail

Jason Tishler jason@tishler.net
Mon Nov 5 16:28:00 GMT 2007


Vincent,

On Mon, Nov 05, 2007 at 08:06:40PM +0800, Vincent Huang wrote:
> when i try to import sqlite3 in python, it results:
>        .......
>        File "/usr/lib/python2.5/sqlite3/dbapi2.py"
>            from _sqlite3 import *
>       ImportError: No module name _sqlite3

AFAICT, Python's _sqlite3 extension module is dependent on SQLite
<http://www.sqlite.org/> which is not part of the standard Cygwin
distribution.  This is why Cygwin Python does not contain _sqlite3.dll.

Jason

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