[Python-au] how to use odbc under windows

Andy Bulka abulka at bigpond.net.au
Fri Aug 6 04:02:49 CEST 2004


That's spelt mxODBC - The Python ODBC Interface
http://www.egenix.com/files/python/mxODBC.html

Pricing seems pretty serious though :-(

Andy Bulka
http://www.atug.com/andypatterns


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Hammond" <mhammond at skippinet.com.au>
To: "'Geoff'" <geoff.crompton at bjhcontrols.com.au>;
"'python-au at starship.python.net'" <python-au at python.net>
Sent: Friday, August 06, 2004 11:47 AM
Subject: RE: [Python-au] how to use odbc under windows


> >   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
> open.
>
> Mark.
>
>
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