The Connection class expects standard C strings passed to it, so if you can
convert to that, it should work.
You can observe this by passing c-string literals into the connect function,
con.connect("db", "host", "user", "password")
On 4/11/07, Marinus Karel tenNapel <mtennapel@stripped> wrote:
> I want to create a connection to a mysql database with the use of some
> variables. The problem is that these variables are Glib::ustring.
> Glib::ustring host = settings.get_key( "host" );
> Glib::ustring database = settings.get_key( "database" );
> Glib::ustring user = settings.get_key( "user" );
> Glib::ustring password = settings.get_key( "password" );
> con.connect(database, host, user, password);
> The problem is that mysqlpp::Connection::connect is expecting a cchar
> and not a Glib::ustring. So I have been trying to convert my
> Glib::ustring to a cchar. However, I can't get it working. In fact, I
> don't even know what a cchar is, in the first place. Or what should be
> included so I can declare one.
> Any help with this would be most welcome.
> Thanks a lot anyway :)
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