From: Eric Christopherson on
On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 5:26 PM, Eric Christopherson
<echristopherson(a)> wrote:
> Since people are talking about the mysql gem, I thought I'd ask how
> you can build it under MinGW. I can't seem to make any combination of
> extconf switches work.
> I have the standard Windows mysql-5.1.42-win32 installed in
> /usr/local/mysql. Do I need some MinGW-specific version? (I've tried
> compiling it from source with MSYS/MinGW and also Cygwin, with no
> success.)
> On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 7:45 AM, Luis Lavena <luislavena(a)> wrote:
>> On Jan 13, 10:36 pm, Dale Ackerman <dale8...(a)> wrote:
>>> dale(a)dale-desktop:~$ sudo gem install mysql
>>> Building native extensions.  This could take a while...
>>> Successfully installed mysql-2.8.1
>>> I get this with mysql gem and sqlite gem on 64 bit ubuntu.  Is there a
>>> undocumented dependency for making the docs....?  I saw a similar post
>>> but no solution any thing would help...
>>> 1 gem installed
>>> Installing ri documentation for mysql-2.8.1...
>>> No definition for next_result
>>> No definition for field_name
>> No definition is not a bug, is a warning from ri when trying to
>> generate documentation for C code.
>> Unless you're using RI or rdoc, you can install the gem with --no-ri.
>> Next version of the gem will "solve" that.
>> --
>> Luis Lavena

Ugh, I top-posted AND forgot to change the subject line. Sorry!