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Querying MariaDB from python


Hi Tony,

On Tue, Oct 02, 2018 at 05:07:38PM +0100, Tony van der Hoff wrote:
> On 02/10/18 16:47, Ervin Heged?s wrote:
> > hi,
> > 
> > now rows will looks like this:
> > ({'id':...,...},{'id':...,}...)
> 
> Thanks Ervin, but:
> 
>    cursor = cnx.cursor(pymysql.cursors.DictCursor)
> NameError: name 'pymysql' is not defined
> 
> I have been using the mysql.connector module, which seems to be the
> "official" python interface. I hadn't spotted the pymysql module. Is the
> consensus here that pymysql is the preferred connector?

well, since I'm using Python3, I didn't use "old" MySQLdb python
module, I switched to pymysql - but as I know they are
compatible, so you can use:

cnx.cursor(MySQLdb.cursors.DictCursor)

I don't know about "mysql.connector" module yet - but it doesn't
mean that it doesn't existst :)

hth,


a.