[Haskell-cafe] MySQL + Windows + Haskell = ???

grant gbwey9 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 13:46:06 UTC 2015

Hi Jakub,

You could try persistent-odbc. This should give you access to mysql on
windows via odbc..


On Sat, Feb 7, 2015 at 5:28 PM, Jakub Arnold <darthdeus at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey guys,
> I've been trying to get my Yesod app working on Windows 8.1 using the
> Haskell Platform 2014.2.0.0, and everything seemes to work well, except for
> MySQL. The `mysql` package doesn't build with the following error
>     setup.exe: The program mysql_config is required but it could not be
> found
> I've found a related GitHub issue (https://github.com/bos/mysql/issues/3),
> but there doesn't seem to be any solution.
> Is there anyone who's successfully running using Haskell and MySQL on
> Windows? I've also tried `hdbc-mysql` and `mysql-simple`, but they both
> depend on the `mysql` package, so that didn't really help. I can't really
> use a different database, or Linux.
> Thanks for any tips,
> Jakub
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