Forum: Ruby Problem install rmagick

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Ead43bcb0202410540a6a7cee5955d46?d=identicon&s=25 Fresh Mix (giga)
on 2009-05-10 10:20
# gem1.8 install rmagick works fine, but:

# gem1.9 install rmagick
Building native extensions.  This could take a while...
ERROR:  Error installing rmagick:
  ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.

/usr/bin/ruby1.9 extconf.rb install rmagick
extconf.rb:1:in `require': no such file to load -- mkmf (LoadError)
  from extconf.rb:1:in `<main>'


Gem files will remain installed in
/var/lib/gems/1.9.0/gems/rmagick-2.9.1 for inspection.
Results logged to
/var/lib/gems/1.9.0/gems/rmagick-2.9.1/ext/RMagick/gem_make.out
3afd3e5e05dc9310c89aa5762cc8dd1d?d=identicon&s=25 Tim Hunter (Guest)
on 2009-05-10 14:55
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Fresh Mix wrote:
>
>
> Gem files will remain installed in
> /var/lib/gems/1.9.0/gems/rmagick-2.9.1 for inspection.
> Results logged to
> /var/lib/gems/1.9.0/gems/rmagick-2.9.1/ext/RMagick/gem_make.out

mkmf.rb is part of the standard library in Ruby. Either you don't have
it installed or it's not in Ruby's library path. How did you install
Ruby 1.9?
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