[fpc-devel] MySQL 5.5 and Connector System

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Mon Jan 17 16:01:44 CET 2011

In our previous episode, Andrew Brunner said:
> It would be worth it since there are so many flavors of MySQL to
> re-structure the MySQL component suite to employ the usage of
>  {$if defined(MySQL50) or defined(MYSQL51) or defined(MySQL55) or
> defined(FutureVersions)}
> {$eslif defined(MYSQL41)}
> {$endif}

This is not logical, since it is not known if future versions will belong in
the same category as 5.0 or 5.1 before they emerge and are thoroughly
tested. This is _THE_ problem with mysql.
> I had to abandon this attempt due to lack of time for this particular
> issue, but wanted to point out that I would be willing to implement
> mysql connectors as they are released.  My primary choice of DBMS is
> MySQL. And I'm planning to stick with it.

If sb wants in in 2.4.4, I urge you to be quick :-)

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