[FWTools] FWTools 1.1.2 Windows install

John Craddock john.craddock at xitech.com.au
Thu Dec 28 19:46:49 EST 2006

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Frank Warmerdam [mailto:warmerdam at pobox.com]
> Sent: 29 December 2006 09:17
> To: John Craddock
> Cc: fwtools at lists.maptools.org
> Subject: Re: [FWTools] FWTools 1.1.2 Windows install
> John,
> I haven't been able to reproduce this myself.  It is possible you have
> mysql installed on your system, and there is a different version
> of libmysql.dll in C:\windows\system32?  If so, perhaps that one is
> getting used in preference to the one in the FWTools bin directory and
> it lacks the required entry point.
> Garr!  I wish I knew how to force my own versions of DLLs to always
> be used in preference to stuff in C:\windows\system32.  For things
> like libz, and libtiff I've deliberately built _fw.dll versions just
> to avoid name collisions.  But I can't practically do that 
> for everything.
> Best regards,

Got it in one, renamed the old System32/libMySQL file and copied yours in there and bingo. MySQL still chugs along so all seems OK.
Thank you very much for the insight.
John C

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