You downloaded a 32bits version of MySQL Connector/C
It assumes you installed Ruby and you extracted MySQL Connector/C in
a folder without spaces. It is extremely important you don’t install
neither Ruby, DevKit or extract MySQL Connector/C in a folder with
Last but no least: you use the gem install flags properly. Example:
gem install mysql --platform=ruby – --with-mysql-dir=C:/mysql-
Note the force of platform and the double dashes before “–with-mysql-
dir” option. Also note the use of forward slashes instead of
Hope that helps.
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