try typing these two commands

sudo apt-get install build-essential

sudo apt-get install ruby1.8-dev

this should give you the mkmf.rb file in the proper location

then you can use the extconf.rb for installing the ruby-mysql module




On Nov 11, 2007, at 4:32 PM, Peter Vanderhaden wrote:

> Kristopher,
> I'm running Ubuntu 7.04
> PV
>
> Windham, Kristopher R. wrote:
>> Peter,
>> what os are you running?
>>
>> sounds like you need to install the ruby1.8-dev package
>> should be something simple like
>>
>> apt-get install ruby1.8-dev
>>
>>
>> http://rubyforge.org/forum/forum.php?thread_id=4161&forum_id=4050
>
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