I have a virtualenv in which I am running Django 1.8 with Python 3.4
I am trying to get support for MySQL however I am having trouble getting the different connectors to work. I have always used mysql-connector-python with django 1.7 and would like to continue using it.
The development version of mysql-connector-python (2.1.2) seems to have support for Django 1.8 now.
How do I install the development version using pip install (within my virtualenv)? I have tried running the following command:
but the 2.1.2 developer version is not available there:
I have tried downloading the file directly from: http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/connector/python/
...but for some reason after installation the connector is not available within my virtualenv
Help please :-) Thank you. '
EDIT: I have tried
I agree, the debian packages appear to be broken for at least Ubuntu 14.04.
The apt-get version and the pip version do not include the 2.1.x releases.
To get it done, I had to grab the source: