Archive for April, 2011
I was referring to instructions on Guard’s Blog on how to link the installed mysql Ruby gem to the latest version of MAMP. His entry is great — it’s updated for Cmake, whereas previous versions were for Make.
However, I kept running into a problem where the gem would look for MySQL libraries in the compile directory instead of the MAMP directory, i.e. the gem would complain of
"Library not loaded: /tmp/mysql-5.5.9/libmysql/libmysqlclient.16.dylib (LoadError)" if I moved my compile directory away from where it started out (in this case,
I finally got it to work, thanks to the answer in this Stack Overflow question. Full instructions below, copied from Guard’s Blog (thanks!):
First, download MAMP sources, and mount. Then enter the following commands in Terminal.app:
$ cd /tmp $ cp /Volumes/MAMP_src/mysql-5.5.9.tar.gz . $ tar xf mysql-5.5.9.tar.gz $ cd mysql-5.5.9 $ sudo port install cmake $ cmake . -DMYSQL_UNIX_ADDR=/Applications/MAMP/tmp/mysql/mysql.sock -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/Applications/MAMP/Library $ make -j 2 $ cp libmysql/*.dylib /Applications/MAMP/Library/lib/ $ mkdir -p /Applications/MAMP/Library/include/mysql $ cp include/* /Applications/MAMP/Library/include/mysql $ sudo env ARCHFLAGS="-arch x86_64" gem install mysql2 -- --with-mysql-config=/Applications/MAMP/Library/bin/mysql_config $ sudo install_name_tool -change /tmp/mysql-5.5.9/libmysql/libmysqlclient.16.dylib /Applications/MAMP/Library/lib/libmysqlclient.16.dylib /Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/mysql2-0.2.7/lib/mysql2/mysql2.bundle $ cd /tmp $ rm mysql-5.5.9 # To ensure this isn't the one being linked to
If you’re using RVM, you’ll need to adapt the last argument of that last line to something like
Wow, major nerd pride overload here. Well done, Manek. I’m looking forward to more great things from you.
Colbert sang with such genuine emotion, I nearly cried when he “saw his friends”.
(Replaced with NBC video, after they pulled the YouTube one. Idiots.)