As you've probably heard already MySQL needs boost to build.
However, in the good ol' MySQL tradition, the above link does
give you only the instructions on how to build it on linux. And
completely ignores the fact that there're other OSes too that
people develop on.
To fill in that gap, I've compiled a small step by step guide on
how to do it on windows. Note that I always, as a principle,
The typical setup I have is :
bzr clone lp:~mysql/mysql-server/5.7 mysql-trunk
cmake -DWITH_DEBUG=1 -DMYSQL_PROJECT_NAME=mysql-trunk ..
devenv /build debug mysql-trunk.sln
This has been tested to work on a 32 bit compile using
VS2013 on a Windows7 64 bit build. Note that you'll need …[Read more]