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Re: installation problems on OSX Lion

From: Daniele Varrazzo <daniele(dot)varrazzo(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Sean Moss-Pultz <sean(at)openmoko(dot)com>
Cc: psycopg(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: installation problems on OSX Lion
Date: 2011-07-24 19:48:55
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On Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 8:02 AM, Sean Moss-Pultz <sean(at)openmoko(dot)com> wrote:
> Hi
> 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/", line
> 67, in <module>
>    from psycopg2._psycopg import BINARY, NUMBER, STRING, DATETIME, ROWID
> ImportError: dlopen(/Library/Python/2.7/site-packages/psycopg2/,
> 2): Symbol not found: _PQbackendPID
>  Referenced from: /Library/Python/2.7/site-packages/psycopg2/
>  Expected in: flat namespace
>  in /Library/Python/2.7/site-packages/psycopg2/
> Anybody know how to fix this? They are in 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.

-- Daniele

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