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john maclean (Guest)
on 2009-04-15 15:05
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OS = Debian Lenny
version = 1.9
objective = install rubygame from gem
outcome = barf

any clues? Should I point gem to a directory?

 gem1.9 install rubygame --remote
Building native extensions.  This could take a while...
ERROR:  Error installing rubygame:
  ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.

rake RUBYARCHDIR=/var/lib/gems/1.9.0/gems/rubygame-2.4.1/lib
rake aborted!
no such file to load -- rubygems
/var/lib/gems/1.9.0/gems/rubygame-2.4.1/Rakefile:39:in `require'
(See full trace by running task with --trace)
(in /var/lib/gems/1.9.0/gems/rubygame-2.4.1)

Gem files will remain installed in
/var/lib/gems/1.9.0/gems/rubygame-2.4.1 for inspection.
Results logged to /var/lib/gems/1.9.0/gems/rubygame-2.4.1/gem_make.out

John M.
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Glen H. (Guest)
on 2009-04-15 19:20
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On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 5:04 AM, john maclean 
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>        ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.
> Gem files will remain installed in
> Timezone: GMT
Is your environment set up correctly?  I had a similar problem after
unmasking and installing 1.9 on Gentoo.  Turned out the ebuild didn't
the environment correctly.

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