python 3 pip cannot install mysql module

python3 testserver.com-car-scraping.py html.txt
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "testserver.com-car-scraping.py", line 5, in
    import mysql.connector
ImportError: No module named 'mysql'


For some reason it won't install properly even though I have the mysql client on this machine installed too.

Solution:

You need the mysqlclient-dev libraries for python mysql.

sudo apt-get install libmysqlclient-dev python3-dev

sudo pip3 install mysqlclient mysql mysql-connector-python

 pip3 install mysql
Downloading/unpacking mysql
  Downloading mysql-0.0.2.tar.gz
  Running setup.py (path:/tmp/pip_build_localuser/mysql/setup.py) egg_info for package mysql
    WARNING: `mysql` is a virtual package. Please use `%s` as a dependency directly.
   
   
Downloading/unpacking mysqlclient (from mysql)
  Downloading mysqlclient-1.4.4.tar.gz (86kB): 86kB downloaded
  Running setup.py (path:/tmp/pip_build_localuser/mysqlclient/setup.py) egg_info for package mysqlclient
    /bin/sh: 1: mysql_config: not found
    /bin/sh: 1: mariadb_config: not found
    /bin/sh: 1: mysql_config: not found
    Traceback (most recent call last):
      File "", line 17, in
      File "/tmp/pip_build_localuser/mysqlclient/setup.py", line 16, in
        metadata, options = get_config()
      File "/tmp/pip_build_localuser/mysqlclient/setup_posix.py", line 61, in get_config
        libs = mysql_config("libs")
      File "/tmp/pip_build_localuser/mysqlclient/setup_posix.py", line 29, in mysql_config
        raise EnvironmentError("%s not found" % (_mysql_config_path,))
    OSError: mysql_config not found
    Complete output from command python setup.py egg_info:
    /bin/sh: 1: mysql_config: not found

/bin/sh: 1: mariadb_config: not found

/bin/sh: 1: mysql_config: not found

Traceback (most recent call last):

  File "", line 17, in

  File "/tmp/pip_build_localuser/mysqlclient/setup.py", line 16, in

    metadata, options = get_config()

  File "/tmp/pip_build_localuser/mysqlclient/setup_posix.py", line 61, in get_config

    libs = mysql_config("libs")

  File "/tmp/pip_build_localuser/mysqlclient/setup_posix.py", line 29, in mysql_config

    raise EnvironmentError("%s not found" % (_mysql_config_path,))

OSError: mysql_config not found

----------------------------------------
Cleaning up...
Command python setup.py egg_info failed with error code 1 in /tmp/pip_build_localuser/mysqlclient
Storing debug log for failure in /tmp/tmp2bni2zx8


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