Intalling ferret


#1

i have this error when i try to install ferret

C:\Documents and Settings>gem install ferret
Need to update 6 gems from http://gems.rubyforge.org

complete
Building native extensions. This could take a while…
ERROR: While executing gem … (Gem::Installer::ExtensionBuildError)
ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.

ruby extconf.rb install ferret
creating Makefile

nmake
‘nmake’ is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.

Gem files will remain installed in
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/ferret-0.11.3
for inspection.
Results logged to
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/ferret-0.11.3/ext/gem_make.out


#2

On 4/5/07, raj removed_email_address@domain.invalid wrote:

ruby extconf.rb install ferret
Results logged to
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/ferret-0.11.3/ext/gem_make.out

You need to install a win32 version of Ferret unless you have Visual
C++ 6.0 installed.

Latest version of win32 gem coming soon…


#3

David B. wrote:

On 4/5/07, raj removed_email_address@domain.invalid wrote:

ruby extconf.rb install ferret
Results logged to
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/ferret-0.11.3/ext/gem_make.out

You need to install a win32 version of Ferret unless you have Visual
C++ 6.0 installed.

Latest version of win32 gem coming soon…

is there any existing win32 gem…


#4

David B. wrote:

On 4/5/07, raj removed_email_address@domain.invalid wrote:

ruby extconf.rb install ferret
Results logged to
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/ferret-0.11.3/ext/gem_make.out

You need to install a win32 version of Ferret unless you have Visual
C++ 6.0 installed.

Latest version of win32 gem coming soon…

Great, thank you very much.


#5

On 4/6/07, raj removed_email_address@domain.invalid wrote:

is there any existing win32 gem…

Yes but it is version 0.10.9. Wait for the next version (0.11.4). It
will be out VERY soon.