Forum: Ruby on Rails home install frustration

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6da2383feca643def837022e9c7b3cbd?d=identicon&s=25 unknown (Guest)
on 2006-02-04 07:41
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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
going
into ~/.gems
- I have also installed a bunch of gems, including rails, and they all
end
up in ~/.gems/gems

When I symlinked my /public directory into my /www ... this was the
result
in the apache error log:
--error.log--
/home/hax/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:21:in
`require__': no such file to load -- initializer (LoadError)
        from
/home/hax/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:21:in
`require'
        from /usr/local/ftpd/websites/haxeh.com/www/../config/boot.rb:16
        from
/usr/local/ftpd/websites/haxeh.com/www/../config/environment.rb:8
        from /usr/local/ftpd/websites/haxeh.com/www/dispatch.cgi:3
[Fri Feb  3 23:57:40 2006] [error] [client 69.253.175.184] Premature end
of script headers: /usr/local/ftpd/websites/haxeh.com/www/dispatch.cgi
--end--

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
of
insight:

- Note that this is a fresh 'rails' install, in the sense of 'rails
haxeh'
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
be?)
- require 'initializer' from irb works fine ... require 'rails' does not
("no such file to load") ... require_gem 'rails' loads true
- intializer.rb is in
/home/hax/.gems/gems/rails-1.0.0/lib/initializer.rb

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
freenode
as 'hax', just leave me a /msg.

TIA

--hax
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