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

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Mon Nov 5 23:47:00 GMT 2007

On Mon, Nov 05, 2007 at 11:44:27PM -0000, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
>* Brian Dessent (Mon, 05 Nov 2007 15:07:57 -0800)
>> Thorsten Kampe wrote:
>> > As far as I understood Jason, he just needs the SQLite headers and
>> > libraries to /build/ Python with SQLite support, and he doesn't need
>> > them to be "in Cygwin".
>> That would be silly, because it would result in a totally broken python
>> that would continue to throw ImportError on "import sqlite3" because the
>> user would have no cygsqlite3-0.dll on their system, with no way to get
>> it unless they installed third party packages that aren't part of
>> Cygwin.
>If the Windows Python installation comes with more-or-less third party 
>sqlite3.dll, then Cygwin Python coming with a third party cygsqlite3-
>0.dll (from Cygwin Ports) would be fine - at least with me...
>Anyway: no one ever noticed the lack of SQLite for quite some time and 
>the other ones probably found workarounds...

Thorsten:  You can stop digging now.  The hole is deep enough.

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