Home install frustration

Hello list,

I’m new to rails (and first time poster here).
I’m trying to get rails installed on my shell, haxeh.com, and I’m having
some issues.

First, some background:

  • I have installed ruby to ~/local/bin/ruby
  • I have installed rubygems to ~/local/bin/gem with all gem installs
    into ~/.gems
  • I have also installed a bunch of gems, including rails, and they all
    up in ~/.gems/gems

When I symlinked my /public directory into my /www … this was the
in the apache error log:
require__': no such file to load -- initializer (LoadError) from /home/hax/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:21:inrequire’
from /usr/local/ftpd/websites/haxeh.com/www/…/config/boot.rb:16
from /usr/local/ftpd/websites/haxeh.com/www/dispatch.cgi:3
[Fri Feb 3 23:57:40 2006] [error] [client] Premature end
of script headers: /usr/local/ftpd/websites/haxeh.com/www/dispatch.cgi

The question, I suppose, is just “how do i fix it?”. But I’ve tried
enough things at this point that I might be able to offer a little bit

  • Note that this is a fresh ‘rails’ install, in the sense of ‘rails
    built this project, and I have changed nothing
  • The shebang in dispatch.cgi is #!/home/hax/local/bin/ruby
  • config/environment.rb has not been changed at all (maybe it needs to
  • require ‘initializer’ from irb works fine … require ‘rails’ does not
    (“no such file to load”) … require_gem ‘rails’ loads true
  • intializer.rb is in

If anyone has any ideas on how to get this fixed, please reply.
I’ll paste the output of anything you might want.
This was all the data I could come up with that seemed useful to offer.
Also, if anyone wants to msg me directly, I am always logged into
as ‘hax’, just leave me a /msg.



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