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mysql_config - get compile options for compiling clients
mysql_config provides you with useful information for compiling your MariaDB client and connecting it to MariaDB. mysql_config supports the following options. · --cflags Compiler flags to find include files and critical compiler flags and defines used when compiling the libmysqlclient library. The options returned are tied to the specific compiler that was used when the library was created and might clash with the settings for your own compiler. Use --include for more portable options that contain only include paths. · --include Compiler options to find MariaDB include files. · --libmysqld-libs, --embedded Libraries and options required to link with the MariaDB embedded server. · --libs Libraries and options required to link with the MariaDB client library. · --libs_r Libraries and options required to link with the thread-safe MariaDB client library. · --plugindir The default plugin directory path name, defined when configuring MariaDB. · --port The default TCP/IP port number, defined when configuring MariaDB. · --socket The default Unix socket file, defined when configuring MariaDB. · --variable=VAR Path to MariaDB include, library and plugin directories. VAR is one of `pkgincludedir`, `pkglibdir` and `plugindir`, respectively. · --version Version number for the MariaDB distribution. If you invoke mysql_config with no options, it displays a list of all options that it supports, and their values: shell> mysql_config Usage: /usr/local/mysql/bin/mysql_config [options] Options: --cflags [-I/usr/local/mysql/include/mysql -mcpu=pentiumpro] --include [-I/usr/local/mysql/include/mysql] --libs [-L/usr/local/mysql/lib/mysql -lmysqlclient -lz -lcrypt -lnsl -lm -L/usr/lib -lssl -lcrypto] --libs_r [-L/usr/local/mysql/lib/mysql -lmysqlclient_r -lpthread -lz -lcrypt -lnsl -lm -lpthread] --socket [/tmp/mysql.sock] --port  --version [4.0.16] --libmysqld-libs [-L/usr/local/mysql/lib/mysql -lmysqld -lpthread -lz -lcrypt -lnsl -lm -lpthread -lrt] You can use mysql_config within a command line to include the value that it displays for a particular option. For example, to compile a MariaDB client program, use mysql_config as follows: shell> CFG=/usr/local/mysql/bin/mysql_config shell> sh -c "gcc -o progname `$CFG --include` progname.c `$CFG --libs`" When you use mysql_config this way, be sure to invoke it within backtick (“`”) characters. That tells the shell to execute it and substitute its output into the surrounding command.
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