I've tested it on a real windows and get the same results, but I will
try to build on a real windows as you suggest. And about Cygwin, I'll
try and find out about it.
Warren Young wrote:
> On Nov 11, 2009, at 6:51 PM, Wahyu Arm wrote:
>> Yes. It does require at least GCC 3.4.5, however. Older versions
>> don’t build MySQL++ correctly. Also, as of this writing, GCC 4 is
>> still considered experimental on MinGW. We’ve had reports of GCC 4.x
>> not handling MySQL++ exceptions properly on MinGW, for instance."
> Oopsie. I searched for "GCC4", no space.
>> I am confused by the sentence, whether there is a problem with mysql
>> + + library or MinGW.
> The statement was true when it was written, but that was back when GCC
> 4 was still experimental for MinGW. As I said, that changed about a
> couple of months ago, so it's possible it's still the case that it
> doesn't work, but I would hope they'd figured out the exceptions
> across DLL boundaries issue before pushing it to release status.
> I wouldn't take your cross-compile tests as conclusive. Build on a
> real Windows box, test on a real Windows box. If MySQL++'s own
> examples fail in that situation, then I'll believe they still have a
> problem. In that case, you'd want to take the problem up on the MinGW
> mailing list.
> It might also be educational to try this on Cygwin. Those two teams
> share development resources, and are working together on the GCC 4 for
> Windows effort. I find that the Cygwin side gets things deployed
> faster, however, so maybe it works under Cygwin, and all that's
> wanting is a release push from the MinGW folk of the same basic code.