You need to have the Windows version of the MySQL server installed
on your development system, even if you always access a MySQL
server on a different machine. This is because in addition to
installing the server itself, the official MySQL Windows binaries
also install the client-side development files that MySQL++
needs in order to communicate with a MySQL server.
You have to do a Custom install to enable installation of these
development files. If you get an error about mysql-version.h or
mysql.h when building MySQL++, go back and reinstall the MySQL
server, paying careful attention to the options.
If you've installed the development files and are still getting
header file include errors, read on.
Building the Library and Example Programs
If you installed the MySQL server somewhere other than
C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.0\