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[Solved]Manually building MySQL driver for newest SDK Download

  • Hi Folks!

    I've been following "Manually Build QMYSQL":http://doc.qt.nokia.com/latest/sql-driver.html#qmysql but I can't seem to properly build the driver.

    Given the following:

    • I've downloaded the SDK and installed it to /home/bobby/QtSDK
    • I have Qt-4 installed locally, so I'm explicitly calling qmake from the QtSDK directory path
    • I am running Fedora 15. My include dir is /usr/include and my library path is /usr/lib for my installed version of MySQL

    How can I build the driver if by following the directions I get:

    [bobby@localhost myql]$ /home/bobby/QtSDK/Desktop/Qt/473/gcc/bin/qmake "INCLUDEPATH+=/usr/include" "LIBS+=-L /usr/lib -lmysqlclient_r" mysql.pro
    [bobby@localhost myql]$ make
    g++ -Wl,-O1 -Wl,-rpath,/home/bobby/QtSDK/Desktop/Qt/473/gcc/lib -o mysql -L/home/bobby/QtSDK/Desktop/Qt/473/gcc/lib -L /usr/lib -lmysqlclient_r -lQtGui -lQtCore -lpthread
    /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lmysqlclient_r
    collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
    make: *** [mysql] Error 1
    [bobby@localhost myql]$ ls

  • [quote author="bobby" date="1311801649"]Hi Folks!

    I've been following "Manually Build QMYSQL":http://doc.qt.nokia.com/latest/sql-driver.html#qmysql but [/quote]


  • Sorry, I clicked post instead of preview :)

    I decided to post this in the event that this comes up again. Currently (as of today's date) 4.7 is the stable tree.

    • Download the Qt 4.7-Stable Source
    • Run qt-qt/configure
    • Select the Open Source version, and agree to the license after reading it.
    • Use configure tool to enable databases.
    • Build with @gmake@ and @gmake install@
      *EDIT: Also soft link from your built plugins to $QTDIR/Desktop/Qt/473/gcc/plugins/sqldrivers/

    Obviously there isn't the src tree to build the drivers in the first place from the SDK .bin file I originally downloaded. If someone else can chime in that it SHOULD be there and I was right to think the documentation applied to the SDK download from the main website I'll file the proper bug report. If I was wrong and the src download is treated different I'll shush up, but only having a SQLight driver is pretty limited.

    Thanks Qt devs for a great product, I think I'll stick to building from sources. I appreciate you making them easily available on gitorious! For people who don't know where to find them, click "Qt 4.7-Stable":http://qt.gitorious.org/qt/qt/trees/4.7-stable

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