[Rubyinstaller-devel] Trying to compile sqlite3
mhodgson at gmail.com
Wed Aug 27 18:49:26 EDT 2008
On a follow-up to this, I've provided Jamis with a mingw32 gem for
sqlite3-ruby 1.2.3, so you should no longer need to build from scratch
On Sat, Jul 26, 2008 at 4:11 PM, Luis Lavena <luislavena at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 26, 2008 at 9:37 PM, Fabio Akita <fabioakita at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi, Luis I am re-copying the question I sent you here in the list.
>> I've built the most current One-Click installer and it worked great. I
>> installed the devkit version and I am now trying to install the
>> sqlite3-ruby gem.
>> C:\>gem install sqlite3-ruby -- --with-sqlite3-dir=c:/src/sqlite-source-3_6_0
>> Building native extensions. This could take a while...
>> ERROR: Error installing sqlite3-ruby:
>> ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.
>> c:/ruby18/bin/ruby.exe extconf.rb install sqlite3-ruby --
>> checking for fdatasync() in -lrt... no
>> checking for sqlite3.h... no
>> *** extconf.rb failed ***
>> Could not create Makefile due to some reason, probably lack of
>> necessary libraries and/or headers. Check the mkmf.log file for more
>> details. You may need configuration options.
>> I've downloaded the sqlite3 sources from:
>> Am I missing something?
> Actually, is not 100% your fault ;-)
> You need the pre-built binaries besides the source code:
> Then you can grab either source or the amalgamation version, we only
> care about sqlite3.h which is inside.
> >From the dll package you will have the dll and a .def file. We now
> need to create the linking library that will be used by gcc to link
> against sqlite3 dll.
> So, until they provide a ready to use sqlite3 package:
> 1) create a sqlite3 folder
> 2) unzip sqlitedll-3_6_0.zip into sqlite3/lib folder
> 3) unzil from the sources the sqlite3.h file and put into sqlite3/include folder
> 3) you will need to call dlltool to create the .a library to be able
> to compile with gcc:
> D:\src\sqlite3\lib>c:\Ruby18\devkit\mingw\bin\dlltool.exe --dllname sqlite3.dll
> --def sqlite3.def --output-lib sqlite3.a
> 4) Now you can supply the --with-sqlite3-dir to gem install:
> gem install sqlite3-ruby -- --with-sqlite3-dir=d:/src/sqlite3
> Building native extensions. This could take a while...
> Successfully installed sqlite3-ruby-1.2.2
> 1 gem installed
> Installing ri documentation for sqlite3-ruby-1.2.2...
> Installing RDoc documentation for sqlite3-ruby-1.2.2...
> Maybe we should point this in the Wiki? :-D
> Luis Lavena
> AREA 17
> Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from
> the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent
> disinclination to do so.
> Douglas Adams
> Rubyinstaller-devel mailing list
> Rubyinstaller-devel at rubyforge.org
More information about the Rubyinstaller-devel