On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 5:12 AM, Manny 777 <raddek.d / seznam.cz> wrote:

> Hi there,
>  I'm new in RoR and I would like to ask you for help, how to check if
> the MySQL database works. I installed MySQL database with gem following:
>
> sudo env ARCHFLAGS="-arch i386" gem install mysql -- \
>  --with-mysql-dir=/usr/local/mysql
> --with-mysql-lib=/usr/local/mysql/lib \
>  --with-mysql-include=/usr/local/mysql/include
>
> And everything went ok, no error or warning message.
>
> But now - I don't know, how to fast check that the MySQL database is
> installed ok - exist any command to terminal for this? Or any tutorial,
> how to check it?
>
> For PHP exist for manage of MySQL database PHPMyAdmin - exist something
> similar for Ror? I found rbDB, but it looks that the project is death...
>
> Thank you a lot for your time. :)
> [I'm working with terminal in Mac OS x]
>
> what you are asking is actually 3 questions.

If you are on a mac, then just use sequel pro to admin mysql.
As for using mysql with ruby, mysql2 gem is better than mysql gem.
Read the documentation on mysql2 gem.

Andrew McElroy

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