[Nitro] Trouble opening MySQL database on Win32

James Britt james_b at neurogami.com
Thu Apr 7 00:29:22 EDT 2005


PAUL HANCHETT wrote:
 >    When I try to install the mysql gem, I get the following error:
 >
 >     C:\Documents and Settings\phanchet\Desktop>gem install mysql 
 >junk.txt
 >     ERROR:  While executing gem ... (RuntimeError)
 >         ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.


The gem expects to find a complier so it can compile C code into some 
native binary.

You may be better off just using the pure-Ruby MySQL lib.

See

http://rubyurl.com/LA3Yv

  AKA
http://www.ruby-talk.org/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/136505

James

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