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Re: Dissecting a query using Python
Posted by: Jonathan Stephens
Date: April 29, 2005 08:45PM

This works for me:

import MySQLdb
db = MySQLdb.connect(host="localhost", user="jon", passwd="jonpass", db="mdbd")

cursor = db.cursor()
date = "1980-06-15"
query = "SELECT firstname, lastname, dob FROM members WHERE dob < %s LIMIT 10"
cursor.execute(query, (date,))

while 1: # next three lines indented
row = cursor.fetchone()
if row is None: break
print "NAME: %s %s; DOB: %s" % (row[0], row[1], row[2])


If you're not using MySQLdb (and it doesn't look like you are), you should check it out: see

Jon Stephens
MySQL Documentation Team @ Oracle

MySQL Dev Zone
MySQL Server Documentation

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