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Update the hints about what to do when zlib is found missing while

linking. (Bug #13803, reported by Philip Stoev)


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<unreleased> Jim Winstead <jimw@mysql.com> (4.01)
+* Update the hints about what to do when zlib is found missing while
+ linking. (Bug #13803, reported by Philip Stoev)
* Explicitly initialize the MySQL client library to avoid possible race
conditions in a multithreaded application. (Bug #21792)
* Fix warning when no connection attributes are passed to the connect
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An error occurred while linking the DBD::mysql driver. The error
message seems to indicate that you don't have a lib$missing.a,
-or a lib$missing.so. This is typically resolved by:
+or a lib$missing.so. There are a few ways to resolve this:
-1.) You may try to remove the -lz or -lgz flag from the libs list
- by using the --libs switch for "perl Makefile.PL".
-2.) On Red Hat Linux install libz-devel
-3.) On other systems, please contact the mailing list
+1) You may try to remove the -lz or -lgz flag from the libs list
+ by using the --libs switch for "perl Makefile.PL".
+2) On Red Hat Linux and SUSE Linux, install the zlib-devel package
+ (sometimes called libz-devel)
+3) On Debian and Ubuntu, install the zlib1g-dev package
+4) On other systems, please contact the mailing list
- Msql-Mysql-modules\@lists.mysql.com
+ perl\@lists.mysql.com
For further hints, see INSTALL.html, section Linker flags.
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