MySQL Connector/C Developer Guide

Abstract

This manual describes how to install and configure MySQL Connector/C, the C interface for communicating with MySQL servers, and how to use it to develop database applications.

For notes detailing the changes in each release of Connector/C, see MySQL Connector/C Release Notes.

For legal information, see the Legal Notices.

For help with using MySQL, please visit either the MySQL Forums or MySQL Mailing Lists, where you can discuss your issues with other MySQL users.

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Licensing information.  This product may include third-party software, used under license. If you are using a Commercial release of MySQL Connector/C, see this document for licensing information, including licensing information relating to third-party software that may be included in this Commercial release. If you are using a Community release of MySQL Connector/C, see this document for licensing information, including licensing information relating to third-party software that may be included in this Community release.

Document generated on: 2016-06-23 (revision: 48022)


Table of Contents

Preface and Legal Notices
1 Introduction to Connector/C
2 Connector/C Versions
3 Connector/C Distribution Contents
4 Installing Connector/C
4.1 Installing Connector/C from a Binary Distribution
4.2 Installing Connector/C from Source
4.2.1 Installing Connector/C from Source on Unix and Unix-Like Systems
4.2.2 Installing Connector/C from Source on Microsoft Windows
4.2.3 Other Connector/C Build Options
4.3 Postinstallation Steps
4.4 Testing Connector/C
5 Building Connector/C Applications