Le samedi 25 novembre 2006 15:07, Steve D. a Ã©critÂ :
Hi, I have 2 questions:
Running on Win XP BTW.
- when I run gem update I get prompted ‘Select which gem to install for
your platform (i386-mswin32)’. It then list a few choices for each gem,
usually the past 4 or 5 version in 2 flavors: win32 or ruby.
This happens when the gem contains a C extension. The gem can embed
C source code, or a precompiled version.
My question is which one should I choose? I tried the ruby version for
some, the win32 for others. Sometimes I get errors choosing one or the
Choose the “win32” version. The “ruby” version needs a compiler to be
installed (in fact, it needs the same compiler than the one used to
- how can i update gem and ruby themselves? Can I use gem itself?
gem search -r gem
rubygems-update (0.9.0, 0.8.11, 0.8.10, 0.8.8, 0.8.6, 0.8.5, 0.8.4,
0.8.1, 0.8.0) RubyGems Update GEM
Ruby itself cannot be upgraded that way. It would be nice !