On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 3:48 AM, Daniele Varrazzo
> On Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 8:02 AM, Sean Moss-Pultz <sean(at)openmoko(dot)com> wrote:
>> I'm running OSX Lion and trying to install psycopg2 2.4.2 using PIP.
>> The installation finishes successfully. But then I get the following
>> error when trying to import:
>> Python 2.7.1 (r271:86832, Jun 16 2011, 16:59:05)
>> [GCC 4.2.1 (Based on Apple Inc. build 5658) (LLVM build 2335.15.00)] on darwin
>> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>>>> import psycopg2
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>> File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
>> File "/Library/Python/2.7/site-packages/psycopg2/__init__.py", line
>> 67, in <module>
>> from psycopg2._psycopg import BINARY, NUMBER, STRING, DATETIME, ROWID
>> ImportError: dlopen(/Library/Python/2.7/site-packages/psycopg2/_psycopg.so,
>> 2): Symbol not found: _PQbackendPID
>> Referenced from: /Library/Python/2.7/site-packages/psycopg2/_psycopg.so
>> Expected in: flat namespace
>> in /Library/Python/2.7/site-packages/psycopg2/_psycopg.so
>> Anybody know how to fix this? They are in Google.
Honestly, if someone can figure out how to subscribe + post to a
mailing list, don't you think they'll know how to use Google?
> Yes, I believe there's plenty of solutions, googling for them.
> An index is here:
> if you find new troubles with Lion feel free to add a comment to the
> article, thanks.
The link you sent is from 2010. A lot has changed with OSX since then.
Building on each version of OSX is quite different. I gave up trying
to get it to work with our current install (PostgreSQL 8.4). I
upgraded to PostgeSQL 9 and that finally allowed psycopg to install
Hope this helps for somebody else.
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