MySQLDB-Python 1.2.4b4 Configuration
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What is it

MySQLDB-Python 1.2.4b4 is a MySQL database connector for Python programming. It is a Python DB API-2.0-compliant interface.

The installation of mysqldb-python is controlled by the package subsystem, thus it is quite easy to install and upgrade when new versions become available.

The main web site for the software is

Installation Of The Software

Fetch the package and install it with:
    # pkgadd -d mysqldb-python.1.2.4b4.SPARC.64bit.Solaris.10.pkg mysqldb-python

Issues To Be Aware Of

This version of MySQLDB-Python has been compiled against the Python 2.7.3 and MySQL 5.5.11 software. You should install those before installing this software.

The full required software list for this package is (in order):
mysql 5.5.11
python 2.7.3
distribute 0.6.28
Those packages will likely also have their own pre-requisite packages as well.

Solaris Issues
Each MySQLDB-Python package requires installation on the Solaris release it was built on. Only install the correct version for your system.

Source Code
You can download the source code from

Special Issues
See the main packages README for installation information.