Forum: Ruby on Rails Trouble installing mysql gem

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6df9db0ace4cfd315296c344dc41ab1d?d=identicon&s=25 Bryce Roney (bdude)
on 2008-12-23 02:45
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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$
5f3d52658aafcf0aabe76a5147e8909f?d=identicon&s=25 TomRossi7 (Guest)
on 2008-12-23 22:41
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Do you have the XCode installed?
2bbacae5710e40315c33c43b460ff635?d=identicon&s=25 Timothy N. Tsvetkov (Guest)
on 2008-12-24 12:58
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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)
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