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RE: mysql.so: Permission denied (Ruby under Cygwin)
> > /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mysql-2.7.3-mswin32/ext $
> cygcheck mysql.so
> > Error: could not find mysql.so
> cygcheck is designed to check things on the PATH just as you would if
> you were invoking a command, so unless you have . in PATH it isn't
> expected to find anything in the PWD.
Hmmmm..... But I do have . in the PATH - at the very end:
$ echo $PATH
> 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.
I understand! Thank you for the explanation.
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