[Gambas-user] Database Development-Files

Thomas Herden therden at ...775...
Tue May 10 21:05:27 CEST 2005

On Tuesday 10 May 2005 8:41 am, BernieMan wrote:

> I have Kanotix (Debian) and tried to compile the Gambas database drivers
> without success.
> The Gambas-Website says:
> ... the PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQlite or ODBC development packages if you
> want to compile database drivers.
> What are the exact names of these development-packages for
> PostgreSQL
> SQlite
> thx in advance
> /BM

I had the same question  back in January.  In the spirit of "teach a man to 
fish", I will pass on the excellent advice I received then:

> On Monday 10 January 2005 10:17, José L. Redrejo Rodríguez wrote:
> > So, just sit down in front of your pc, and
> > inside the gambas source directory type:
> > "fakeroot dpkg-buildpackage" (or "dpkg-buildpackage" if you have logged
> > in as root.)
> > This will compile and generate all your own debian packages, or if you
> > don't have the development packages needed installed in your system, it
> > will tell you what packages you must install using apt-get.

On Tuesday 11 January 2005 1:08 pm, Thomas M. Herden wrote:

> I'll have to read up on the dpkg-buildpackage command -- it hasn't come to
> my attention before.
> The first time I ran it it identified the missing deb packages, as
> promised. The second time it generated the deb files -- but as I wasn't
> certain how to setup and use a local depository (told you I'm a newbie), I
> went back and ran ./configure;make;make install.     Success!
> Thank you very much for your assistance!

Good luck!
-Tom Herden

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