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Unknown SMSD service type (“MYSQL”)

That message show up when I install gammu from source in Ubuntu server 8.04 :

root@dns:/home/edpteam# gammu –smsd MYSQL smsdrc
Unknown SMSD service type (“MYSQL”)

After dig in mailing list I have clue to install mysql library :

apt-get install libmysqlclient15-dev

apt-get install libmysqlclient15-dev
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
The following packages were automatically installed

and are no longer required:
debhelper intltool-debian po-debconf libgammu-common

gettext libgammu3
libbluetooth2 libmm14 html2text
Use ‘apt-get autoremove’ to remove them.
The following extra packages will be installed:
Suggested packages:
The following NEW packages will be installed:
libmysqlclient15-dev zlib1g-dev
0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 10 not

Need to get 7375kB of archives.
After this operation, 21.1MB of additional disk space

will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
Get:1 hardy/main

zlib1g-dev 1: [160kB]
Get:2 hardy-updates/main

libmysqlclient15-dev 5.0.51a-3ubuntu5.1 [7214kB]
Get:3 hardy-updates/main

libmysqlclient15-dev 5.0.51a-3ubuntu5.1 [7214kB]
Fetched 2897kB in 50min1s (965B/s)
Selecting previously deselected package zlib1g-dev.
(Reading database … 39442 files and directories

currently installed.)
Unpacking zlib1g-dev (from

…/zlib1g-dev_1%3a1.2.3.3.dfsg-7ubuntu1_i386.deb) …
Selecting previously deselected package

Unpacking libmysqlclient15-dev (from


Setting up zlib1g-dev (1: …
Setting up libmysqlclient15-dev (5.0.51a-3ubuntu5.1)

Processing triggers for libc6 …
ldconfig deferred processing now taking place

Recompile gammu to detect libmysqlclient and try again :

root@dns:/etc# gammu –smsd MYSQL /etc/smsdrc

Yes, this time no more error message 🙂

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