[lazarus] mysql

Rainer Hamann rainer at hamann-kiel.de
Mon Dec 16 12:43:33 EST 2002

Adding the directory /usr/lib/mysql to the linker path solved the problem.

Thank you very much.

Rainer Hamann

> On Mon, 16 Dec 2002, Rainer Hamann wrote:
> > I'm trying to connect to mysql on RedHat8.0, but I allways get an
> > errormessage from the linker : "/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lmysqlclient".
> > The library is called "libmysqlclient", so I changed it in mysql.pp and
> > mysql_com.pp but the errormessage is the same as above.
> >
> > Any hints?
> The 'lib' prefix is automatically added by the linker, so that is not
> necessary. The problem is more likely one of the following:
> - The directory with the library is not in the linker path;
>   (add it with -Fl)
> - The mysql-devel package is not installed on your system.
>   Either install this package or make a symbolic link from
>     libmysqlclient.so
>   to
>    libmysqlclient.so.xx.yy
>   (replace xx.yy with the actual version number of the installed library)
> Michael.
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