Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be
Sun Sep 22 11:55:00 CEST 2002

On Sun, 22 Sep 2002, James Mills wrote:

> I'm trying to use mySQL as the database system for my program,
> however...
> Linking testdb
> /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lmysqlclient
> testdb.pp(84) Warning: Error while linking
> I have installed fpc using the .deb packages of Debian, but I've
> installed mysql from the sources...
> Could someone help here please? thanks. I'd like to know how exactly to
> fix this problem, without trying to muck up my system.

Make sure you have the mysql-devel packages installed. You need to have a
libmysqlclient.so somewhere on your system. Normally, the devel package
installs this.


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