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C++ connect to mysql in fedora 25

asked 2017-05-21 16:34:44 -0500

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I have looked over the thousands of pages attempting to instruct me on how to install a C++ connector to mysql. Some contrdict others; some are so laboriously linked that when hafe way through I forget why i wanted to do this. In other Linux systems it is somewhat simple: add a couple of labraries and include the headers in the c++ file. With Fedora it seems that the process of getting and installing the libraries is a task for only the most masterfull craftsmen, with copious time.

Is there any help available that explains how I can install a connector (either native or odbc) with relative ease in Fedora?

Please accept my thanks in advance.

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If you mention the libraries needed we can help you installing them, in fedora the header files are in the package name xxx-devel to install mysql header files you may need to do this sudo dnf install mariadb-devel there is also this package mysql++. : C++ wrapper for the MySQL C API you could install it with sudo dnf install mysql++ not sure this is what you looking for but may it help.

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2017-05-21 21:12:16 -0500 )edit

Thanks. At this point I'm not sure any more which headers I need. I believe the following are necessary files and headers:

libmysqlcppconn.so, mysqlconnection.h, mysqldriver.h.

I am not sure that these are the lot. I tried getting info from the mysql guys but that is a merry chase catch 22.

capt gravatar imagecapt ( 2017-05-22 14:03:05 -0500 )edit

If you install mariadb-devel, mysql++-devel and mariadb-connector-c-devel and look into /usr/include/mysql/ to see if you find what you are looking for

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2017-05-22 22:32:36 -0500 )edit

Thankswill gove ot a try.

capt gravatar imagecapt ( 2017-05-24 14:39:48 -0500 )edit

thanks. will give it a try.

capt gravatar imagecapt ( 2017-05-24 14:41:08 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-06-24 20:28:09 -0500

If ever, I found https://tangentsoft.net/mysql++/ a reference to mysql++ (which exists in dnf's repo) which seem to do the job.

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