Accessing MySQL from C
freebsd at fbsdsolutions.com
Tue Apr 20 11:59:52 PDT 2004
> In the last episode (Apr 20), Derrick Ryalls said:
> > I am trying to write a little program that will talk to my existing
> > mysql db server (4.1.1), but am having compile issues.
> You need -I/usr/local/include/mysql on your compile line, and
> -L/usr/local/lib/mysql on your link line.
> gcc -I/usr/local/include/mysql -c sqltest.c
> gcc -L/usr/local/lib/mysql -o sqltest sqltest.o -lmysqlclient
> If you are compiling and linking in one step, you need both.
> gcc -I/usr/local/include/mysql -L/usr/local/lib/mysql -o
> sqltest sqltest.c -lmysqlclient
Thank you very much, missed the -I option in the man completely, and I don't
think I tried -lmysqlclient. I knew it was something simple!
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