[debian-mysql] final decision about MySQL r-deps needed / cleaning up the MySQL mess

Rene Engelhard rene at debian.org
Tue Oct 18 11:05:07 UTC 2016


On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 01:17:27PM +0300, Otto Kekäläinen wrote:
> 2016-10-18 11:38 GMT+03:00 Rene Engelhard <rene at debian.org>:
> > Simple: Because LO uses the C++ bindings and not the C bindings? If you
> > mean why I don't build mysql-connector-c++ against mariadb, see my initial
> > mail. Newer versions of it do not build with it. (the version in sid is
> > ooold.)
> MariaDB Connector C is for C++ also. I am not an expert on the topic,
> but I assume you could just try it directly and see if it builds or if
> it complains about some missinng API call or not....?

Obviously not, mysql-connector-c++ is a C++ API with classes and namespaces
etc (and Lo uses sql::<whatever> all over the place). You maybe can explain
how something with a C API can be a standalone replacement? One doesn't even
need to try to know this wouldn't work :)



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