Chapter 4 MySQL Connector/C Distribution Contents

MySQL Connector/C 6.1 distributions contain the header, library, and utility files necessary to build MySQL client applications that communicate with MySQL Server using the C API.

Distributions are available in binary and source formats. A binary distribution contains the header, library, and utility components discussed following, compiled and ready for use in writing client programs. A source distribution contains the source files required to produce the same headers, libraries, and utilities included in a binary distribution, but you compile them yourself.

MySQL Connector/C distributions include these components:

MySQL Connector/C 6.0 distributions are similar to 6.1 distributions, with these exceptions: