Forum: Ruby on Rails gem install mysql error with Xampp

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Vincent P. (Guest)
on 2009-02-04 14:32
Hello,

I'm trying to install mysql (to use it with Rails 2.2), without any
success.
After browsing the web, I found some tips (I need to target the xampp
files), but it's still not working finally.

My command line is the following :
sudo gem install mysql --
--with-mysql-dir=/Applications/xampp/xamppfiles/
--with-mysql-config=/Applications/xampp/xamppfiles/bin/mysql_config

Results :
Building native extensions.  This could take a while...
ERROR:  Error installing mysql:
  ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.

/System/Library/Frameworks/Ruby.framework/Versions/1.8/usr/bin/ruby
extconf.rb install mysql --
--with-mysql-dir=/Applications/xampp/xamppfiles/
--with-mysql-config=/Applications/xampp/xamppfiles/bin/mysql_config
checking for mysql_ssl_set()... yes
checking for mysql.h... no
checking for mysql/mysql.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.

Provided configuration options:
  --with-opt-dir
  --without-opt-dir
  --with-opt-include
  --without-opt-include=${opt-dir}/include
  --with-opt-lib
  --without-opt-lib=${opt-dir}/lib
  --with-make-prog
  --without-make-prog
  --srcdir=.
  --curdir
  --ruby=/System/Library/Frameworks/Ruby.framework/Versions/1.8/usr/bin/ruby
  --with-mysql-config


Gem files will remain installed in /Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/mysql-2.7
for inspection.
Results logged to /Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/mysql-2.7/gem_make.out


Do I have to install something else ? I found a developer package in
Xampp website, but I don't know if I have to use it and how to use it...
http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp-macosx.html#849

Anyone could help me?

Thank you very much.
Vincent
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