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Re: mysql.so: Permission denied (Ruby under Cygwin)
On Jun 18 06:19, Brian Dessent wrote:
> Ronald Fischer wrote:
> > There is none. I was told by Ruby-Talk people that I should use the
> > Windows
> > gem - it would work fine.
Indeed, ugh. Who told you that, some random guy on ruby-talk or
somebody who actually knows what (s)he's talking about?
> You're mixing native win32 stuff with Cygwin stuff. You're trying to
> load the module into a running copy of a Cygwin ruby but this module
> imports symbols from the other copy of ruby in in C:\ruby185\. This
> means it probably expects data structures of the native build, and most
> likely will crash or act with very unpredictable behavior when used
> elsewhere. In general this kind of cross-polination is never a good
> The *right* way to do it is to either stick to the win32 build (only) or
> to build all the components that you want to use as Cygwin modules.
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