If you've followed the install instructions but run into problems, you can find some tips below.
First port of call if you're having issues with an installation is to make sure you have all the dependencies installed. RubyGems should take care of this for you, but just in case, make sure you have the following gems as well:
- RSpec - for running specs on DataMapper itself
- YARD - for building documentation
Installing an adapter
You will also need to install the adapter for your platform:
gem install dm-mysql-adapter
The current database adapters are:
Uninstalling all DataMapper gems
Should you ever have the need to uninstall datamapper completely, Dan Kubb has prepared a bash command that does the trick. Have a look at this gist for a oneliner that gets rid of datamapper completely.