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Home » U++ TheIDE » U++ TheIDE: Compiling, Linking, Debugging of your packages » solved: MinGW mystery: Using U++ (I finally figured out trick to using MinGW I was missing)
solved: MinGW mystery: Using U++ [message #51414] Sat, 23 March 2019 19:10
mtdew3q is currently offline  mtdew3q
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Registered: July 2010
Location: Upstate, NY
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Hi all-

I got stuck a zillion times with MinGW. The trick I kept forgetting is to specify fbclient.dll as fbclient.dll in the IDE linking section and not -lfbclient It is
okay to do -lmylib for a file named mylib.a though. No more can't find something in the search-path MSG!

With the IDE I am now using firebird with SOCI 4.0/firebird and MinGW.

I feel really bad because there is firebird in the bazaar. I am not a power user of C++ so I tended to gravitate away from U++ framework and the bazaar
because things like this get me stuck, and I am always asking questions. Using Tcl/Tk at least I can figure out a little more on my own. If I had more
C++ behind me I'd use the firebird in the bazaar but it is better to keep it simple. I have a very demanding day job at the moment (not programming).

Thanks so much for your help and patience- roboloki
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