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Language: Ruby
Posted by: petecocoon
Added: Jul 18, 2011 2:09 PM
Views: 309
Tags: gem mysql ruby
If you take this error +

ERROR: Error installing mysql:
ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.

/usr/local/rvm/rubies/ruby-1.9.2-p180/bin/ruby extconf.rb
checking for mysql_query() in -lmysqlclient... no
checking for main() in -lm... yes


when you try to install mysql ruby on ubuntu the solution is the follow
  1. sudo gem uninstall mysql
  2. sudo apt-get install libmysqlclient-dev -y
  3. sudo gem install mysql