Cygwin Rails and MySQL
January 27, 2008
Many others have done this, so thanks to those who provided the info used here.
When setting up gems unset the environment variable RUBYOPT
--include-dependencies switch any more, they’re installed by
In Cygwin you’ll want to install the MySQL gem. This needs the MySql libraries/source in order to build, so you need to download the source. Then run
./configure make install
This failed at first, trying to resolve by
- installing g++ using cygwin setup
Now you have what you need to install the MySql gem.
gem install mysql