Forum: Ruby Curb installation problem on WinXp. Please Help

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8cfe005cf0ae68ce44884af682a8e0a3?d=identicon&s=25 Md.elme focruzzaman Shuvo (shuvo)
on 2007-06-07 17:00
Hello all,

I am a new commer in the world of ruby. I have interest on web scraping.
So I download curb and try to install it on my winxp pc. but it give me
the following error:


C:\>gem install curb

Need to update 1 gems from
Building native extensions.  This could take a while...
*** extconf.rb failed ***
Could not create Makefile due to some reason, probably lack of
necessary libraries and/or headers.  Check the mkmf.log file for more
details.  You may need configuration options.

Provided configuration options:

ERROR:  While executing gem ... (RuntimeError)
    ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.
Gem files will remain installed in
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/curb-0.1.2 for

Results logged to

Is there any one who help me on this issu?

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