Problem installing gem mysql on vista

Hi, I’m hoping that someone can point me right direction on this one.

I’m trying execute gem install mysql & am getting the following error

C:\Users\matt>gem install mysql
Bulk updating Gem source index for:
Select which gem to install for your platform (i386-mswin32)

  1. mysql 2.7.3 (mswin32)
  2. mysql 2.7.1 (mswin32)
  3. mysql 2.7 (ruby)
  4. mysql 2.6 (ruby)
  5. Skip this gem
  6. Cancel installation

Successfully installed mysql-2.7.3-mswin32
Installing ri documentation for mysql-2.7.3-mswin32…
Installing RDoc documentation for mysql-2.7.3-mswin32…
While generating documentation for mysql-2.7.3-mswin32
… MESSAGE: Unhandled special: Special: type=17, text=""
… RDOC args: --op
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/doc/mysql-2.7.3-mswin32/rdoc --exc
lude ext --main README --quiet ext README docs/README.html
(continuing with the rest of the installation)

It looks like it installs the gem, but has problems with Rdoc. When I
try & execute rake, I get the following error:

(in C:/app/trunk)
rake aborted!
193: %1 is not a valid Win32 application. -


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