[CentOS] Does anyone know where I can get an RPM of pyDB2?

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Tue Oct 12 15:48:16 UTC 2010

Kevin Thorpe wrote:
>   On 12/10/2010 14:44, John Doe wrote:
>> From: Kevin Thorpe<kevin at pibenchmark.com>
>>> Sorry to be a pain but I'd really like PyDB2 (DB2 client for python).
>>> IBM only seem to offer the source which won't compile without a copy of
>>> DB2. I only need it to extract some info from a customer site so I
>>> don't
>>> really want to have to get DB2.
>> Not a direct answer but, maybe install:
>> http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/downloads/im/udbexp/
>> and try to compile again.
>> No idea if it will work though...
> I was afraid that was the answer. Similar problems with Oracle. Couldn't
> connect using the Python client without Oracle actually being installed.
> Nice waste of drive space that. Both companies should sponsor 'a major
> North American linux distributor' to package their products properly.

You mean like "Oracle's Unbreakable Linux"? And I thought RH was IBM's
vendor of choice.


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