Thomas, this problem bit me too and you'll probably get half a dozen
identical responses :) - you need to use a Python2.4 compiled with the
'--enable-unicode=ucs4' flag - see the # 15 in
As I understand it, this isn't a problem for Mac users but will affect
most linux distributions using the system python, so FWIW, I think this
is going to annoy enough potential developers to be worth some effort to
solve. Unfortunately, aside from a separate release with
all-ucs2-compatible eggs for linux, I'm not sure there's an obvious
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2007 15:49:40 +0100
From: Thomas Junier <Thomas.Junier(a)medecine.unige.ch>
Subject: [galaxy-user] Install problem: SQLite DBAPI not found
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First of all, I'm not sure if this is the right list to post to, so my
apologies if it isn't.
I'm trying to install Galaxy on my machine, according to the instructions at
Everything works fine until I try to do:
$ sh run.sh
at which point I get a Python traceback in which the last call raises the
line 52, in create
sqlalchemy.exceptions.InvalidRequestError: Cant get DBAPI module for dialect
'<sqlalchemy.databases.sqlite.SQLiteDialect object at 0x2a983a6fd0>'
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