Fresh install problem


#1

So my old computer fried a motherboard.
So after bying, building and installing my new computer.
I return to wxruby and install it via ‘gem install wxruby’
and run my old programs. BUT they don’t work.

They return this error.

/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/wxruby-1.9.8-x86-linux/lib/wxruby2.so:
/usr/lib/gcc/i686-pc-linux-gnu/4.1.2/libstdc++.so.6:
version `GLIBCXX_3.4.9’ not found (required
by /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/wxruby-1.9.8-x86-linux/lib/wxruby2.so)

  • /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/wxruby-1.9.8-x86-linux/lib/wxruby2.so
    (LoadError)
    from /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:27:in
    require' from /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/wxruby-1.9.8-x86-linux/lib/wx.rb:12 from /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:32:ingem_original_require’
    from /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:32:in
    `require’ from dnet.rb:1

Is this something I can fix ?


#2

This error means that glibc is of a different version then the one that
is
compiled with wxRuby gem. It could be new or it could be older. It all
depends.

The only way I can think to fix this, is to go through the self-compile
of
wxRuby.

See here to self-compile wxRuby:
http://wxruby.rubyforge.org/wiki/wiki.pl?InstallingFromSource

If you have any questions about self-compiling, feel free to ask, and I
or
someone else will be happy to help.

hth,

Mario

On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 8:01 PM, Svend Haugaard Sørensen
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