i have mysql compiled with cygwin with gcc version 2.95.3
you can fetch installed version from
it is prepared to be installed in /opt in cygwin's directory structure
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Yegor N. Bryukhov [mailto:ynb@stripped]
> Sent: Monday, June 03, 2002 1:41 PM
> To: Chris Knipe
> Cc: mysql@stripped
> Subject: Re: MySQL + cygwin
> Hello Chris,
> I would recommend to try to compile MySQL itself under
> cygwin (or you
> already tried it?). Just use GCC version they suggest (I failed to
> compiled it using GCC 3.1).
> BTW, if you succeed, I would really appreciate if send me
> mysqlclient-library compiled under cygwin.
> CK> Anyone have any ideas on how to get MySQL to work under cygwin?
> CK> I'm especially interested in getting a libmysqlclient
> which is compatible
> CK> with cygwin so that I can use it to compile various
> other program which
> CK> require the library...
> CK> Currently, I run mysql 3.23.49-max for Win32 (NT 4.0)
> because I do most of
> CK> my development thereon, but lately, I've been starting
> to integrate various
> CK> DB and PHP related functions into my unix like system
> (which is currently
> CK> non existent).
> CK> Because of this, the closest I can find to running both
> a linux equivalent
> CK> and a Win32 platform, is cygwin.... But alas... No
> mysql for cygwin, only
> CK> for Win32?
> CK> And I can't use the Win32 includes or libraries to
> compile other related
> CK> software via cygwin, it complains about a incompatible
> host type...
> CK> <snips lots of ./configure stuff>
> CK> configure: warning: /cygdrive/d/mysql/lib/opt: invalid host type
> CK> configure: warning: /cygdrive/d/mysql/include: invalid host type
> CK> configure: error: can only configure for one host and
> one target at a time
> CK> </snip>
> CK> Any idea's or help will be appreciated...
> Best regards,
> Yegor Bryukhov, PhD student at GC CUNY
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