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MySQL connector c/c++ and MinGW
Posted by: Simon Ferber
Date: September 12, 2014 07:22AM

Hi,

I need to access an MySQL database from a Code:Blocks/MinGW project on Windows. As far as I know I can't use the available binary versions of the MySQL connectors. Well, I followed mainly the descriptions here: http://forums.mysql.com/read.php?117,425191,425191 and here: http://forums.mysql.com/read.php?117,426293,426927
But neither works. It begins with a missing BOOST which I got installed then. But then it complains about a missing mysql_config. The description says "mysql_config needs to be in PATH for the configuration to work". But unfortunately there is only a mysql_config.pl. I've even tried several versions of MinGW and/or MSYS but neither works. Every combination gives different errors but all have in common that they fail. Well, all in all I've spent about 25-30 hours this week on this topic without success. What can I do?

Best regards
Simon

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