Chapter 2 How to Get Connector/C++

Connector/C++ distributions are available in binary and source formats. To obtain a distribution, visit the Connector/C++ downloads page.

MySQL Connector/C++ Binary Distributions

Binary distributions are available for these platforms:

Microsoft Windows:

  • MSI installer package

  • Without installer (a Zip file)

Unix and Unix-like platforms:

  • Compressed GNU TAR archive (tar.gz)

MySQL Connector/C++ Source Distributions

Source packages use compressed GNU TAR file (tar.gz) format and can be used on any supported platform.

MySQL Connector/C++ Source Repository

The latest development sources are available through Launchpad.

The Connector/C++ code repository uses Bazaar. To check out the latest source code, use the bzr command-line tool:

shell> bzr branch lp:~mysql/mysql-connector-cpp/trunk .