On Fri, 26 Mar 1999, Fred Butzen wrote:
> To test compilation, I wrote a simple program that does nothing
> except call mysql_init(). The Makefile includes the library
> libmysqlclient.a, and the linker finds the library; however, linking
> fails with the message that mysql_init is an undefined symbol.
The version of gcc you are using uses the SCO linker. You need to use the
-belf command when linking in order for it to understand the symbols.
MySQL uses elf object code not coff. Check the mysql mail archive.
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