I’m new to Rails (and fairly new to Ruby) and am attempting to follow
the tutorial at
In that guide I’m stuck at 4.1 - I can launch the server fine and the
‘welcome aboard’ page appears as normal; however when I go to home/index
I get an error page like the following:
MissingSourceFile in HomeController#index
no such file to load – sqlite3
This error occurred while loading the following files:
I’ve attempted to install the sqlite3-ruby gem but get this error:
D:…\blog>gem install sqlite3-ruby
Building native extensions. This could take a while…
ERROR: Error installing sqlite3-ruby:
ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.
D:/ruby/bin/ruby.exe extconf.rb install sqlite3-ruby
checking for fdatasync() in rt.lib… no
checking for sqlite3.h… no
‘nmake’ is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
Gem files will remain installed in
D:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/sqlite3-ruby-1.2.4 for inspection.
Results logged to
When I run ‘gem list’ sqlite3 comes up but I still receive this error.
My version information is as follows:
ruby 1.8.6 (2007-09-24 patchlevel 111) [i386-mswin32]
(installed via one-click installer w/scite, fxri etc.)
(installed via gem)
I’m really interested in learning to use Rails and am grateful for any
feedback and support.