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Newby to Suse Leap
« on: November 14, 2018, 02:51:19 pm »
I have installed Lazarus 64Bit on Suse: Works out of the box.
Connecting to Mariadb or Mysql I get a message however.
' is missing'.

In Windows, I know exactly what to do (copy the rigth LibMySQL.dll to the correct directory)
In Linux, I am stuck. Mainly because I am no expert to this OS.

I see that in my documents files, a compiled version of my program is stored. Hence I thought to copy there.
I encounter a problem though: I can only find libMySQL.RPM-files, not the file. If I doubleclick the RPM, 'something' happens, but I cannot find the installed package after installation.

Could it be so simple as in Windows: copy one file to the right location and get going?
Is there maybe a standard way to install this library?



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Re: Newby to Suse Leap
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2018, 02:57:51 pm »
Run your package manager (YaST I don't remember which it is in Suse) and check whether you have installed MySQL or MariaDB. If not, install them.

More info (in the wiki): Databases#The bindings to the database clients
« Last Edit: November 14, 2018, 03:12:56 pm by lucamar »
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Re: Newby to Suse Leap
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2018, 04:07:39 pm »
try this
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  1. yum install MariaDB-shared
for more info goto
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Re: Newby to Suse Leap
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2018, 05:31:58 pm »
Thanks guys, the problem is solved.
With 'software installer' I could see that the library was installed in usr/lib64.
I copied the library to my document directory, job done.

@lucamar: by checking yast, I found what I couldn't find otherwise.
@nouzi: your solution looks straight to the point. I solved it before I could try your idea.