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Re: Why isnt mysql "native" to cygwin
> zzapper wrote:
> > I've searched back thru a load of threads, and found much hassle with
> > mysql, but why isn't part of setup in the same way as postgres??
> Probably because there's a well-maintained native port of MySQL, so
> there's less incentive for someone to volunteer to be an official
> maintainer of a full cygwin mysql.
> Unfortunately, the good folks at mysql still ship a binary "mysqlc"
> that's supposedly a cygwin build of the mysql command-line tool, but
> it's linked against the ancient b19 (!!!), and they ship a binary
> cygwinb19.dll without sources in apparent violation of the GPL..
Tell me about it. I've brought both points up before, and was told my
someone at MySQL AB that it will be fixed in 4.0, so maybe they've sorted
that out in 4.0.12 .
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