Cygwin Rails and MySQL
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