I just wanted to share my steps for building MariaDB 5.3 on Windows. (Note, this is not much different than the instructions Wlad posted here).
But, things are not always so smooth, and of course I ran into a couple small issues, so I wanted to share my outputs plus those issues and their solutions (once again many thanks go to Wlad!) for those out there who might encounter the same.
Here are the steps to build:
cmake .. -G "Visual Studio 9 2008"
cmake --build . --config relwithdebinfo --target package
* By making a sub-dir named ‘bld’ and cd’ing into it, you’ll keep