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249c7fd851c5c5ac5a1abdb756472ae1?d=identicon&s=25 Arup Rakshit (my-ruby)
on 2013-09-20 22:31
I am having problem to install the gem `mysql`.

kirti@kirti-Aspire-5733Z:~$ gem install mysql
Building native extensions.  This could take a while...
ERROR:  Error installing mysql:
  ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.

    /home/kirti/.rvm/rubies/ruby-2.0.0-p0/bin/ruby extconf.rb
checking for mysql_query()... -lmysqlclient
checking for main() in -lm... yes
checking for mysql_query()... -lmysqlclient
checking for main() in -lz... yes
checking for mysql_query()... -lmysqlclient
checking for main() in -lsocket... no
checking for mysql_query()... -lmysqlclient
checking for main() in -lnsl... yes
checking for mysql_query()... -lmysqlclient
checking for main() in -lmygcc... no
checking for mysql_query()... -lmysqlclient
*** 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=/home/kirti/.rvm/rubies/ruby-2.0.0-p0/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}/
  --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
  --with-mygcclib
  --without-mygcclib
  --with-mysqlclientlib
  --without-mysqlclientlib


Gem files will remain installed in
/home/kirti/.rvm/gems/ruby-2.0.0-p0/gems/mysql-2.9.1 for inspection.
Results logged to
/home/kirti/.rvm/gems/ruby-2.0.0-p0/gems/mysql-2.9.1/ext/mysql_api/gem_make.out

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How to fix that?
249c7fd851c5c5ac5a1abdb756472ae1?d=identicon&s=25 Arup Rakshit (my-ruby)
on 2013-09-20 22:59
found the answer from this thread -
http://askubuntu.com/questions/17856/installing-my...
84c8411c59ddca8d82e65932f10e08e9?d=identicon&s=25 praneeth thota (praneeththota)
on 2013-09-21 06:40
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sudo apt-get install mysql-client libmysqlclient-dev
sudo apt-get install mysql-server
249c7fd851c5c5ac5a1abdb756472ae1?d=identicon&s=25 Arup Rakshit (my-ruby)
on 2013-09-21 07:43
praneeth thota wrote in post #1122041:
> sudo apt-get install mysql-client libmysqlclient-dev
> sudo apt-get install mysql-server

Humm..Thanks for that! Any good documentation for the same would you
share ?
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