It turned out to be user error... My tables weren't INNODB, which I ASSumed would automagically happen after specifying the INNODB paramaters in the MYSQL ini file.  Anyway, the answer to my problems were found here ->


On 10/22/07, Oleg Broytmann <> wrote:
On Mon, Oct 22, 2007 at 07:59:34AM -0500, Jaime Wyant wrote:
> trans = conn.transaction()
> The console output is below.  I expected to see a `BEGIN` or `START
> TRANSACTION` somewhere at the beginning of the output, but it is not there.
> Is this a bug, or user error :) ?

   Neither. Opening a transaction is implemented via DB API driver
- usually using its .autocommit() method, and what way the method is
implemented  is up to the driver; SQLObject doesn't know what the driver

     Oleg Broytmann    
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.

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