Compiling MySQL Workbench yourself is quite a common task for
Linux users, even though the application is available precompiled
for certain platforms ready from our download page and available
in our yum and apt repositories. In this blog post we show you
how to compile it on Windows.
Doing a build on Windows is a totally different matter and most users never need to do that. It’s mostly intersting for those wanting own functionality or just being curious. But you should be an experienced Visual Studio user. It’s a complicated task and not a good start for a beginner. The key problem when building on Windows is that we cannot ship any 3rd party library we used. Instead you have to collect them all yourself. In order to ease that task we created the list below. Each library comes with a version number which usually specifies the minimum version to be used. Most of the time it’s not mandatory to use the exact …[Read more]