I had simliar experience.
As I remember, I had to use --with option with MySQL *BINARY PACKAGE*
for MacOS X. That's because /usr/local/mysql/bin (in MacOS X binary
package case) was not in my path I guess.
So it doesn't matter whether it is built with source or not..
Warren Young wrote:
> Radu Brehar wrote:
>> I'm new to mysql++ and would appreciate some help.
>> when I want to install mysql++ when configuring with
>> ./configure --with-mysql-lib=/usr/local/mysql/lib
> Those --with flags should not be required. MySQL++'s configure script
> already tries looking in those locations for the MySQL C library.
>> I get the following error: configure: error: Could not
>> find working MySQL client library!
> Please analyze or post the contents of config.log. It contains more
> information on why this happened.
> Are you able to build applications using the C API yourself?
> Why are you building MySQL from source, and not using a binary package
> for your operating system?