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How to Build MySQL 5.7 on Windows from Source Code

I just installed 5.7.1 on Windows and next up was to build it from source on Windows, so that’s what I did, and thought I’d share the steps.

** Prerequisites **

1. Install Microsoft Visual Studio (I installed VS 2010 Express – free)
2. Install cmake
3. Install bison (make sure no spaces in path)

** Build Instructions **

cd c:\mysql\mysql-5.7.1
mkdir bld
cd bld
cmake ..
cmake --build . --config relwithdebinfo --target package

And here is the full output for anyone who might be interested:

C:\Windows\system32>cd C:\mysql\mysql-5.7.1

C:\mysql\mysql-5.7.1>mkdir bld

C:\mysql\mysql-5.7.1>cd bld

C:\mysql\mysql-5.7.1\bld>cmake ..
-- Building for: Visual Studio 10
-- Running cmake version
-- Configuring with MAX_INDEXES = 64U
-- The C compiler identification is MSVC 16.0.30319.1
-- The CXX compiler …
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