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Mmm, Ruby training. And unhappy mysql + snow leopard fix

Can we talk about how funny it is to fast forward videos and listen to a perkier voice? Love it. Anyway … 

So, you're doing this awesome training and you're like

Wow, I mean, I thought Ruby was cool and I liked the foxes and stuff and Rails makes it so much bettah!

And then you're like, trying to start WEBrick and you're all like

me$ rails s

and then it's all like


And you're like LMGTFY  and you click the first link, which is a forum that references this blog post and you're like

Oh. Fresh MySQL install + Snow Leopard = not happy. It says blah blah 

sudo install_name_tool -change libmysqlclient.16.dylib /usr/local/mysql/lib/libmysqlclient.16.dylib /Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/mysql2-0.2.4/lib/mysql2/mysql2.bundle

That fixes it. So when rails s / rails server doesn't work, and there's "image not found mysql2" involved, this is what you do. 

In other news, this is pretty fun. And the new job is great 🙂

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