[egenix-users] mxODBC on Debian stable

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Mon Oct 22 14:19:15 CEST 2007

On 2007-10-22 12:58, Martijn Pieters wrote:
> On 10/22/07, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:
>>> mxODBC (currently) only needs mxDateTime to be installed.
>> Hmm, looking at
>> http://packages.debian.org/etch/python-egenix-mxdatetime
>> it seems they still haven't upgraded to the 3.0 versions of
>> the mx Base packages.
>> mxODBC 3.0 should also run with the mxDateTime 2.0 version,
>> but it's usually better to install the latest stable releases
>> of the mx packages, since that's the combination of packages
>> that we use for testing.
> Thanks Marc-André. If I run into problems, I'll use a local install of
> the latest version. Is mxDateTime available as an egg, perchance?

No, but it's available as prebuilt binary, which can be installed
in much the same way (and without all the sys.path fuzz that setuptools


which allows you to use the regular distutils install command
to do the installation, skipping the build step:

python setup.py build --skip install

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