[fpc-pascal] lmysqlclient not found again while compile in fedora 7

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Fri Sep 21 19:20:08 CEST 2007

> Op donderdag 20-09-2007 om 15:24 uur [tijdzone -0700], schreef Andi
> Purwito:
> > found". Even after make symbolic link to /usr/lib/mysql/...I have
> > no idea why this always happen again every migrate. 

> I had the same problem yesterday. And it has to do with Fedora 7. Some
> ppl thought that it would be a good idea to supply two versions of the
> mysql-client. Version 3 and 4.1.
> Obviously, both versions need a different name, so they supplied
> libmysqlclient14.so and libmysqlclient11.so. But not a 'default'
> libmysqlcient.so...
> Adding a link should solve this. That it didn't work for you is most
> probable because you made the link in /usr/lib/mysql.

Or try


> My question now is: how do other programs on Fedora handle this? How do
> they now which libmysqlclient.so to use? Does anybody know that?

They don't. Manually patching and adapting for every distro, messing with
scripts (see our steadily increasing install.sh) and other workarounds at

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