[fpc-pascal]MySQL demo problem
moodsoft at sbcglobal.net
Tue Apr 2 15:30:33 CEST 2002
I've tried this and have had no luck. One thing I was wondering, though why
would you need a dll file to compile a program? It was always my
understanding, that dlls were only used while the program was running.
----- Original Message -----
From: <Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be>
To: <fpc-pascal at deadlock.et.tudelft.nl>
Sent: Tuesday, April 02, 2002 6:50 PM
Subject: Re: [fpc-pascal]MySQL demo problem
> On Tue, 2 Apr 2002, Chris Moody wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I've been trying to test the testdb program that comes with FPC, and
> > kind of wierd, if I compile it from a dos box (running on Windows 98) I
> > the error message:
> > -: cannot find -lmysqlclient
> > testdb.pp(83,1) Warning: Error while linking
> > This is using: ppc386 testdb -Fu\pp\units\win32 at the command prompt.
> > However if I run fp, it claims the file compiles correctly, but when I
> > it to run the file, it says it can't find the exe file. Which makes
> > because it doesn't exist.
> > Any suggestions?
> You should have a file libmysqlclient.dll somewhere in your system.
> (normally the directory where mysql is installed)
> 1. Copy it to the directory where the sources are.
> 2. Add the path to the directory where it is to the compiler command-line
> options with -Fl:
> ppc386 testdb -Fu\pp\units\win32 -Flc:\mysql\lib
> (assuming it is in c:\mysql\lib
> It may be that on your system the dll is called libmysql.dll, in that case
> you should make a copy called libmysqlclient.dll
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