Asked • 05/28/19

mysql_config not found when installing mysqldb python interface?

I am trying to get a Python script to run on the linux server I'm connected to via ssh. The script uses mysqldb. I have all the other components I need, but when I try to install mySQLdb via setuptools like so:, python setup.py install I get the following error report related to the `mysql_config` command. sh: mysql_config: command not found Traceback (most recent call last): File "setup.py", line 15, in <module> metadata, options = get_config() File "/usr/lib/python2.5/MySQL-python-1.2.3/setup_posix.py", line 43, in get_config libs = mysql_config("libs_r") File "/usr/lib/python2.5/MySQL-python-1.2.3/setup_posix.py", line 24, in mysql_config raise EnvironmentError("%s not found" % (mysql_config.path,)) EnvironmentError: mysql_config not found Has anyone else encountered this error and if so how did you resolve it/what can I do to successfully install mysqldb?

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