I am trying to get rails up and running with mysql for a redmine
installation. When I try to install the mysql gem, I get the following:
h1605521:/ # gem install mysql
Building native extensions. This could take a while…
ERROR: Error installing mysql:
ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.
/usr/bin/ruby extconf.rb install mysql
checking for mysql_ssl_set()… no
checking for rb_str_set_len()… no
checking for rb_thread_start_timer()… no
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:
Gem files will remain installed in
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mysql-2.8.1 for inspection.
Results logged to
Tried already to find the solution reading other related posts here in
the forum - no cuccess so far.
Has anybody any idea ? Any help is very much appreciated. Thanks