[Nitro] Trouble opening MySQL database on Win32

PAUL HANCHETT paulha at aracnet.com
Thu Apr 7 01:28:01 EDT 2005


Thanks James, that did the trick.  The URL's aren't quite right anymore 
though...

James Britt wrote:

> 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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