I’ve installed ferret (11.6) on my mac with gem install ferret, and
installed acts_as_ferret into my rails application. This causes my
app to crash.
gem claims to have installed ferret successfully. However, every
attempt to load it produces a bundle load error.
The clearest example of error is when I try to run script/console:
[18:33:25] EclipticDB$ script/console
Loading development environment (Rails 2.0.2)
Failed to load
[snip stack details]
I get similar errors when I go to the gem directory and try to run the
My suspicion is that ferret is compiling with -arch hardcoded to i386,
and my mac is a PPC Mac (Dual 2Ghz G5), because I saw similar problems
with imageMagick a while ago. I am not sure how to confirm this, or
what to do to fix the problem.