Fix Python – How to use MySQLdb with Python and Django in OSX 10.6?

This is a much discussed issue for OSX 10.6 users, but I haven’t been able to find a solution that works. Here’s my setup:
Python 2.6.1 64bit
Django 1.2.1
MySQL 5.1.47 osx10.6 64bit
I create a virtualenvwrapper with –no-site-packages, then installed Django. When I activate the virtualenv and run python syncdb, I get this error: