[plug] Syntax in GemFile for using mariadb with Ruby on rails - Ubuntu 18.04.4

Chris Caston chris at caston.id.au
Tue Mar 31 12:48:52 AWST 2020

Sorry for replying to my own message.

My dad suggested that the GemFile would contain the entry from the MetPlus
project github. I checked it and it does have an entry gem 'pg' but I
believe that is for Postgres not mariadb as I require.

On Tue, Mar 31, 2020 at 12:18 PM Chris Caston <chris at caston.id.au> wrote:

> Hello,
> The VM I am using is running (Ubuntu 18.04.4)
> I am attempting to install Metplus (
> https://github.com/AgileVentures/MetPlus_PETS) which uses Ruby v2.3.3 and
> Rail v4.2.3.
> The install guide (
> https://www.howtoforge.com/tutorial/ubuntu-ruby-on-rails/) I was using
> was for Postgresql but I already have mariadb on this machine and would
> prefer the simplicity using the same database for both.
> I have (apt-get) installed ruby-mysql2 v0.4.10-0ubuntu5 although I'm
> happy to change this if I need a newer version.
> I was also using yet another guide (
> https://www.botreetechnologies.com/blog/how-to-install-mariadb-on-ubuntu-14-04-lts-and-connect-ruby-on-rails
> ) but it is for an old version of Ubuntu and it wasn't clear on the exact
> entry I needed to make.
> I need to add a line to my Gems file now and run "bundle install" to
> continue to the next step.
> I'm unsure exactly what this needs to be.
> Any assistance would be appreciated. Please let me know if you need more
> information.
> best regards,
> Christopher Caston
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