[mythtv-users] building with python3.11

James Linder jam at tigger.ws
Fri Dec 29 05:24:21 UTC 2023



> On Dec 29, 2023, at 07:30, John Hoyt <john.hoyt at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> On Thu, Dec 28, 2023 at 5:43 PM James Linder <jam at tigger.ws> wrote:
> 
> 
> > On Dec 29, 2023, at 04:33, James Linder <jam at tigger.ws> wrote:
> > 
> > Hi
> > perhaps knowlegable folk can guide me please:
> > 
> > I’m trying to build for openSuSE using python3.11
> > Python bindings fail because missing 
> > 
> > WARNING: disabling Python bindings; missing MySQLdb
> > 
> > The distro has no MySQLdb package but does have
> > 
> > python3-PyMySQL                               Pure Python MySQL Driver
> > 
> > Is this correct? in which case I can tweek configure
> 
> Lots of experiments
> 
> jam at fire:~/mythtv/mythtv> /usr/local/share/mythtv/metadata/Television/ttvdb4.py -l en -a US -M 'Costa Concordia'
> ERROR: <class 'MythTV.exceptions.MythError'> : No viable database module found.
> 
> jam at fire:~/mythtv/mythtv> zypper se pymysql
> 
> S  | Name            | Summary                  | Type
> ---+-----------------+--------------------------+--------
> i+ | python3-PyMySQL | Pure Python MySQL Driver | package
> 
> <quote>
> The goal of pymysql is to be a drop-in replacement for MySQLdb and work on
> </quote>
> 
> Have you tried "pip3 install mysqlclient"?
> 
> That's what I have to do on macOS homebrew to get past that error.

John thankyou.
I’m amazed that you can reach for a ‘Community Chest’ card which says ‘pip3 and mysqlclient solve the problem’
James




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