Building MySQL

MySQL Building from Source


1. Install VS C++ Express Edition

2. Microsoft Platform SDK **** very important ****

Build Process

1. Add Path to cMake installation Path

2. Configure your VS2005 Express to Microsoft Platform SDK by going to

Tools->Options->Projects and Solutions->VC++ Directories->Library files

Library files :-

Add D:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v6.1\Lib


D:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v6.1\Include

3. Go to your source path and issue the following command \win\configure.js


4. Execute win\build-vs8.bat (if you're using Vs2005) and this will generate a VS solution file called MySQL.sln

5. Open up the solution file and build it. Goto --> Properties --> Set your configuration; Then right click on MySQL (specific component) and select Build.


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