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SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere 16.0 » SQL Anywhere Server - Programming » Python support

 

Installing Python support on Windows

Python support can be set up on Windows by running the applicable setup python script from the SDK\Python subdirectory of your SQL Anywhere installation.

Prerequisites

Ensure that Python and the ctypes module are installed. For a list of supported versions of Python, see [external link] http://www.sybase.com/detail?id=1068981.

 Task
  1. At a system command prompt, change to the SDK\Python subdirectory of your SQL Anywhere installation.

  2. Run the following command to install sqlanydb.

    python setup.py install
  3. To test sqlanydb, make a copy of the sample database file in your current directory and run a test.

    newdemo
    dbsrv16 demo
    python Scripts\test.py

    The test script makes a connection to the database server and executes a SQL query. If successful, the test displays the message sqlanydb successfully installed.

    If the tests do not run, ensure that the bin32 or bin64 subdirectory of the SQL Anywhere installation is in your path.

Results

The sqlanydb module is now ready to use.