[fpc-pascal]MySQL 4.0 Files
Michael Van Canneyt
michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Tue Oct 7 10:35:51 CEST 2003
On Mon, 6 Oct 2003, Florian Klaempfl wrote:
> Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> > On Mon, 6 Oct 2003, Johann Glaser wrote:
> >>>They are available in source form only, not in binary form.
> >>Ah, I see. That is why they are not in my .debs.
> >>Why aren't they distributed in compiled form too?
> > Because they have the same name as the 3.23 files. You can only have 1
> > binary copy at a given time - unless you want to start juggling with
> > compiler search paths all the time.
> > In general I don't recommend using MySQL in FPC. The API fluctuates
> > too much between minor versions, which can maybe be masked in C
> > with some macros, but not in FPC.
> Can't we include the MySQL version in the filename?
We can, but at their release rate, we'll end up with a lot of files,
plus everyone must edit all their sources to correct the version number.
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