Providing a mysql connector extension on Linux that works independently of system mysql library versions - a pipe dream ?

Alex Thurgood alex.thurgood at
Thu Mar 29 07:23:29 PDT 2012

Le 29/03/2012 15:11, Stephan Bergmann a écrit :

Hi Stephan,

> On 03/29/2012 02:42 PM, Alexander Thurgood wrote:
>> Perhaps there is some switch I can use that will force the mysql client
>> libraries to be packaged inside the extension, like the AOOo one did ?
> Not sure which extension it is exactly you are talking about and how you
> build it, but -- at least in theory -- configure --without-system-mysql
> --without-system-mysql-cppconn should result in module mysqlc building a
> mysql-connector-ooo.oxt that bundles instances of the mysqlclient and
> mysqlcppconn libraries.

Unfortunately, not :

alex at acer-xubuntu:~/LODEV/core$ ./

checking whether to build the MySQL Connector extension... yes
checking for MySQL prerequisites... configure: error: not given. Please 
specify either --with-system-mysql or --with-libmysql-path
Error running configure at ./ line 179.


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