[Python-au] how to use odbc under windows

Mark Hammond mhammond at skippinet.com.au
Fri Aug 6 03:47:10 CEST 2004

>   What is currently the best way of accessing ODBC databases using
> python on Windows? I've seen references to an odbc module,
> but I'm not
> sure if this is only for older versions of python. I've also seen
> references to mxODBC. Which approach is best?

There is a free odbc module in the pywin32/win32all distribution.  This
works OK, but isn't great.  msODBC is better, but the license is not as


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