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RE: mysql.so: Permission denied (Ruby under Cygwin)
> > require 'mysql'
> > raises the following error message:
> > denied -
> > (LoadError)
> > from
> /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:32:in `require'
> > The access rights to mysql.so are as follows:
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 rfischer mkgroup-l-d 81984 May 21 18:08
> > /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mysql-2.7.3-mswin32/ext/mysql.so
> > Using the mysql module with Ruby on Windows outside Cygwin
> works well.
> > What could be the reason for this problem?
> The first problem are the access rights. Shared libs must have the
> execute bits set. chmod +x mysql.so will help.
This helped a lot!
> The second problem is that this shared lib has been created for the
> native win32 version of ruby, not for the Cygwin version. It *might*
> work together, but it's neither guaranteed, nor supported.
... which might explain the new behaviour, that the programs starts to
run, but at the end gets a
~/thome/importer_tests $ onereq_oneappl.rb
ruby 1.8.6 (2007-03-13) [i386-cygwin]
I see that I am here still on experimental ground. Maybe the idea of
using mysql from within
Cygwin-Ruby was really not so good in the first place....
Ronald Fischer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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