Forum: Ruby on Rails encoding: utf8 in database.yml causes error

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88dea4ee78b01aef165e911acf3d9c1c?d=identicon&s=25 Daniel Mcbrearty (danmcb)
on 2006-03-05 05:45
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Hi

Using ruby 1.8, rails 1.0, mysql 4.1.11

in database.yml:

  adapter: mysql
  encoding: utf8
  database: myproject_development
  username: user
  password: password
  socket: /var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock

but when I start the error I get:

Can't initialize character set utf8 (path:
/usr/share/libmysqlclient/charsets/)

Can anyone tell me what file it's looking for, and how I tell it where
to find it? (The path it's trying doesn't even exist.)

cheers

Daniel





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B2ee3ee5087b7aa7202a98da372cae00?d=identicon&s=25 Yaroslav Markin (Guest)
on 2006-03-20 22:18
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Guess you need to install libmysqlclient for your distribution. You
didn't say what distro do you use.
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