On Sep 14, 2007, at 4:58 PM, Pito Salas wrote:

>  sudo gem install mysql
> Select which gem to install for your platform (powerpc-darwin8.8.0)
>  1. mysql 2.7.3 (mswin32)
>  2. mysql 2.7.1 (mswin32)
>  3. mysql 2.7 (ruby)
>  4. mysql 2.6 (ruby)
>  5. Skip this gem
>  6. Cancel installation
>> 3
> ERROR:  While executing gem ... (Gem::RemoteFetcher::FetchError)
>     Errno::ECONNREFUSED reading
> http://gems.rubyforge.org/gems/mysql-2.7.gem
> /mydev/rubywork/myscrum$
>
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> I am running on Mac OS X. Do I have a corrupted gem or something or
> other?
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I'm on a similar system.
You might want to have mysql already installed before getting the  
mysql gem.
However, your error message seems like a Rubyforge problem.
It happens occasionally.
Just try it again later.