Trunk and libdbi on win32
warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Aug 11 17:13:39 EDT 2008
Phil Longstaff <plongstaff at rogers.com> writes:
> I've been trying to get trunk (and libdbi) to compile on win32. Libdbi
> has binaries for windows, but they are for cygwin, not mingw. OK.
> Download source for libdbi and libdbi-drivers. First question: sqlite3
> only or mysql/pgsql as well (when compiling the drivers, you need to
> specify which drivers to build and where the db include/lib files are).
I think just SQLite3 is fine.
> OK. For now, sqlite3 only. Download sqlite3 source. Compiles. DBD
> (libdbi driver) for sqlite3 doesn't compile. There are 2 problems. 1)
> on mingw, "errno" is a #define for '*_errno()', and the sqlite3 driver
> uses the symbol "errno" in function prototypes. OK. Replace "errno"
> with "err_no".
You should send a bug report (and patch) upstream to them.
> 2) sqlite3 driver uses asprintf() which is like
> sprintf() but it malloc's the string. Not available on win32. For
> now, I'll replace with sprintf() to see if I can get it to work.
If anything you should at least use snprintf so you wont
overwrite memory and you'll be able to notice if the buffer
you pre-allocate is too short.
Too bad you can't just use g_strdup_printf()
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