[Twisted-Python] Testing with trial, adbapi questions

Karl Bartel karlb at gmx.net
Mon Jun 25 11:35:06 EDT 2007

Brendon Colby wrote:

> 4. I was digging through the adbapi code, and it appears that the only
> type of result set I can get is a tuple (because only cursors are
> used...). Is there a way I can get a dictionary returned, keys are
> column names? i.e. a MySqlDB.fetch_row(how=1). I'm just not seeing how
> I can do this with adbapi or, rather, how I can pass through to the
> MySqlDB module to get this type of result set.

This depends on your DBAPI implementation. psycopg2 and pysqlite have
optional support for this. I don't know about you mysql, though. Using
any of these is not DBAPI2 compliant, but it's extremely useful.


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