Botched Gem Install --> Database Won't Migrate, Help!


I did this:

C:\InstantRails\rails_apps\telltor>gem install rmagick
Bulk updating Gem source index for:
Building native extensions. This could take a while…
ERROR: While executing gem … (Gem::Installer::ExtensionBuildError)
ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.

ruby gem_extconf.rb install rmagick

sh configure

gem_extconf.rb:38: undefined method `exitstatus’ for nil:NilClass

Gem files will remain installed in
magick-1.15.4 for inspection.
Results logged to

And now, no matter what I try to install, uninstall, or delete, I get
this whenever I migrate my files:

C:\InstantRails\rails_apps\telltor>rake db:migrate
(in C:/InstantRails/rails_apps/telltor)
rake aborted!
no such file to load – RMagick

(See full trace by running task with --trace)


I even installed a new InstantRails and moved my app folder into the new
“rails_apps”, but this carried over the problem! So, the problem must
be inside the app folder itself, “telltor” and yet I can’t figure it

This stinks. Thanks for help in advance.