Qt5

Create MySQL driver for Qt5 on Windows

This tutorial explains how to create the MySQL driver for Qt5 on Windows using MinGW. If you are looking for the tutorial to do this with Qt4, click here.

Step 1

Download all the needed software.

  • Qt (libraries and source code)
    This are two separate files! E.g. qt-windows-opensource-5.0.1-mingw47_32-x86-offline.exe and qt-everywhere-opensource-src-5.0.1.zip
  • MySQL Community Server (E.g. mysql-5.5.30-win32.msi)
    I didn't use version 5.6 because the .msi only allowed me to install the 64-bit version of the Client C API Library, which apparently gives errors later in the tutorial. So make sure you get the 32-bit verison! If you really want version 5.6, an option might be to download the 32-bit version of the source files and use those. Note that I didn't test this option, so I can't help you with that.

Step 2

Install the downloaded software.

  • Install Qt, the components I
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