you wrote "but there is no MySQL-devel-5.5.16-1.linux2.6.i386.tar.gz"
this is a bianry and NOT source and yes i am sure it contains the devel files
if you are want to compile from source for whatever reason:
there is only ONE source-tarball
./configure --help is your friend
Am 13.10.2011 19:08, schrieb Nick Khamis:
> Hello Reindl,
> You are correct, we should use the system packages whenever possible however, I just
> got use to building everything for source...
> On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 1:01 PM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl@stripped
> <mailto:h.reindl@stripped>> wrote:
> Am 13.10.2011 <tel:13.10.2011> 18:16, schrieb Nick Khamis:
> > Hello Everyone,
> > Thank you so much for your response. I don't need the entire MySQL server
> > just the
> > development libraries. I found "MySQL-devel-5.5.16-1.linux2.
> > 6.i386.rpm", but there is
> > no MySQL-devel-5.5.16-1.linux2.6.i386.tar.gz.
> first: use system-packages whenever it is possible
> second. i bet the bianry-tar.gz are containing the devel-files too
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