Trouble installing mysql gem


#1

Hello,

I’m having trouble installing the mysql gem, here is the error I am
getting:

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
checking for mysql_query() in -lmysqlclient… no
checking for main() in -lm… yes
checking for mysql_query() in -lmysqlclient… no
checking for main() in -lz… yes
checking for mysql_query() in -lmysqlclient… no
checking for main() in -lsocket… no
checking for mysql_query() in -lmysqlclient… no
checking for main() in -lnsl… no
checking for mysql_query() in -lmysqlclient… 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
–without-mysql-config
–with-mysql-dir
–without-mysql-dir
–with-mysql-include
–without-mysql-include=${mysql-dir}/include
–with-mysql-lib
–without-mysql-lib=${mysql-dir}/lib
–with-mysqlclientlib
–without-mysqlclientlib
–with-mlib
–without-mlib
–with-mysqlclientlib
–without-mysqlclientlib
–with-zlib
–without-zlib
–with-mysqlclientlib
–without-mysqlclientlib
–with-socketlib
–without-socketlib
–with-mysqlclientlib
–without-mysqlclientlib
–with-nsllib
–without-nsllib
–with-mysqlclientlib
–without-mysqlclientlib

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
Macintosh:~ bryce$


#2

Do you have the XCode installed?


#3

try: sudo gem install mysql – --with-mysql-config=/usr/local/mysql/
bin/mysql_config (I have mysql_config here in my MacOS X, maybe you
have it in some other place)