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Re: Drizzle on MS windows

 

On 08/09/2010 06:21 AM, Jobin Augustine wrote:
> Happy to share you that Drizzle client (command line) is ported to windows.
> and looks perfect for my tests.

Excellent.

> C:\TEMP\drizzle-2010.07.1666\client>drizzle.exe -h 10.97.93.243
> Welcome to the Drizzle client..  Commands end with ; or \g.
> Your Drizzle connection id is 51
> Server version: 2010.07..1666 Source distribution (trunk)
> 
> Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the buffer.
> 
> drizzle> use information_schema
> Reading table information for completion of table and column names
> You can turn off this feature to get a quicker startup with -A
> 
> Database changed
> drizzle> show tables;
> +------------------------------+
> | Tables_in_information_schema |
> +------------------------------+
> | CHECK_CONSTRAINTS            |
> | COLUMNS                      |
> | COLUMN_DOMAIN_USAGE          |
> | COLUMN_PRIVILEGES            |
> | CONSTRAINT_COLUMN_USAGE      |
> | CONSTRAINT_TABLE_USAGE       |
> | DOMAINS                      |
> | DOMAIN_CONSTRAINTS           |
> | KEY_COLUMN_USAGE             |
> | PARAMETERS                   |
> | REFERENTIAL_CONSTRAINTS      |
> | ROUTINES                     |
> | ROUTINE_COLUMNS              |
> | SCHEMATA                     |
> | TABLES                       |
> | TABLE_CONSTRAINTS            |
> | TABLE_PRIVILEGES             |
> | VIEWS                        |
> | VIEW_COLUMN_USAGE            |
> | VIEW_TABLE_USAGE             |
> +------------------------------+
> 20 rows in set (0.016 sec)
> 
> drizzle>
> 
> Coming to the point for discussion.
> we need to start thinking distributing the windows binaries.
> Because building it under windows is  not that smooth
> <http://drizzlenotes.blogspot.com/2010/08/drizzle-on-windows-challenges-ahead.html>
> 
> (i don't think everybody will have time to waste for that)

Yes. I do not believe most people will be interested in building on
windows at all.

> Do we have a location already for keeping the binary?
> I was thinking of sourceforge or codeplex (lets polute MS with more
> GPL... he he he)

We can make an installer/zipfile and upload it to launchpad same as our
source tarballs.

Did you have to make any changes to the code? Or did it just work once
you got all the headers/libs in place?

Monty



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