Have you installed the mysql libraries on your OS X system first? You need more that just the perl bindings to MySQL, you need to have MySQL installed on your machine, along with whatever libraries needed to run it. That is to say, runtime and buildtime dependencies.
BTW, you may want to look into Postgres since MySQL was recently bought by Oracle. Regards, Jeremiah On Jan 31, 2011, at 07:12, Marek Stepanek wrote: > > > Hello all! > > > This is my first posting here, after a long silent time, receiving the > postings of this group. > > I have a problem, which I am unable to resolve on myself: > > I want to install since four days now DBD::mysql on my MBP, with 64bit > Intel chip. > > I tried with both version of MYSQL Community Server: > > mysql-5.5.8-osx10.6-x86_64.tar.gz (the 64bit version) > and > mysql-5.5.8-osx10.6-x86.tar.gz (the 32bit version) > > I think I am not doing something wrong, installing the MYSQL Server. (: > Meanwhile I am a Professional, doing it :) > > But installing DBD::mysql fails already with make, and both servers: the > 64bit and the 32bit ... > > First my Perl: > > % perl -v > > This is perl, v5.10.0 built for darwin-thread-multi-2level > > The installing procedure of DBD::mysql fails like follows. I am in the > folder ~/.cpanplus/5.10.0/build/DBD-mysql-4.018: > > > 1. > > % perl Makefile.PL > > Here one warning is perhaps important: > > Multiple copies of Driver.xst found in: > /Library/Perl/5.10.0/darwin-thread-multi-2level/auto/DBI/ > /System/Library/Perl/Extras/5.10.0/darwin-thread-multi-2level/auto/DBI/ > at Makefile.PL line 907 > Using DBI 1.611 (for perl 5.010000 on darwin-thread-multi-2level) > installed in /Library/Perl/5.10.0/darwin-thread-multi-2level/auto/DBI/ > > 2. I fire up the MYSQL-Server to grant the privileges for the test user: > > % mysql> grant all privileges on test.* to 'mstep'@'localhost' > identified by 's3kr1t'; > > 3. % make > > And here are starting serious problems: I get plenty of following warnings: > > dbdimp.c: In function 'alloc_param': > dbdimp.c:212: warning: format not a string literal and no format arguments > > 4. % make test > 4.(Var) % sudo make test > > Both are failing with following messages: > > PERL_DL_NONLAZY=1 /usr/bin/perl "-MExtUtils::Command::MM" "-e" > "test_harness(0, 'blib/lib', 'blib/arch')" t/*.t > t/00base.t .................. 1/6 > # Failed test 'use DBD::mysql;' > # at t/00base.t line 21. > # Tried to use 'DBD::mysql'. > # Error: Can't load > '/Users/mstep/.cpanplus/5.10.0/build/DBD-mysql-4.018/blib/arch/auto/DBD/mysql/mysql.bundle' > for module DBD::mysql: > dlopen(/Users/mstep/.cpanplus/5.10.0/build/DBD-mysql-4.018/blib/arch/auto/DBD/mysql/mysql.bundle, > 2): Library not loaded: libmysqlclient.16.dylib > # Referenced from: > /Users/mstep/.cpanplus/5.10.0/build/DBD-mysql-4.018/blib/arch/auto/DBD/mysql/mysql.bundle > # Reason: image not found at > /System/Library/Perl/5.10.0/darwin-thread-multi-2level/DynaLoader.pm > line 207. > # at (eval 7) line 2 > # Compilation failed in require at (eval 7) line 2. > # BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at (eval 7) line 2. > Bailout called. Further testing stopped: Unable to load DBD::mysql > FAILED--Further testing stopped: Unable to load DBD::mysql > make: *** [test_dynamic] Error 255 > > Could somebody help me out? Please! > > > Best greetings from Munich > > > marek > Send instant messages to your online friends http://uk.messenger.yahoo.com >