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MYSQL_CONFIG(1)          MariaDB Database System         MYSQL_CONFIG(1)

NAME         top

       mysql_config - get compile options for compiling clients

SYNOPSIS         top

       mysql_config options

DESCRIPTION         top

       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           [3306]
             --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.

COPYRIGHT         top

       Copyright 2007-2008 MySQL AB, 2008-2010 Sun Microsystems, Inc.,
       2010-2015 MariaDB Foundation

       This documentation is free software; you can redistribute it
       and/or modify it only under the terms of the GNU General Public
       License as published by the Free Software Foundation; version 2
       of the License.

       This documentation is distributed in the hope that it will be
       useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied
       warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
       See the GNU General Public License for more details.

       You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
       along with the program; if not, write to the Free Software
       Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA
       02110-1335 USA or see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.

SEE ALSO         top

       For more information, please refer to the MariaDB Knowledge Base,
       available online at https://mariadb.com/kb/

AUTHOR         top

       MariaDB Foundation (http://www.mariadb.org/).

COLOPHON         top

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MariaDB 10.1                   14/12/2015                MYSQL_CONFIG(1)