[Instantrails-users] Missing iconv.dll file
William (Bill) Froelich
wfroelich at dbsnow.com
Thu Mar 9 11:26:09 EST 2006
What is strange is that the iconv.dll file does exist in the
c:\InstantRails-1.0\ruby\lib directory. Copying it to the
c:\InstantRails-1.0\ruby\bin directory eliminates the error.
Thanks for the help!
From: instantrails-users-bounces at rubyforge.org
[mailto:instantrails-users-bounces at rubyforge.org] On Behalf Of Curt
Sent: Thursday, March 09, 2006 10:22 AM
To: instantrails-users at rubyforge.org
Subject: Re: [Instantrails-users] Missing iconv.dll file
The version of ruby that ships with the current IR release is the base
ruby-mswin32 distribution which does not include iconv.dll. The
One-Click Ruby installer adds iconv.dll (and a lot more) to this base
Ruby distribution. You could replace the ruby in IR with the one-click
installer's version (you'd probably have to reinstall all of the
Or you could just get iconv.dll out of the one-click installer (install
it somewhere else temporarily) and copy it to the same directory in IR.
You can find the one-click installer here:
On 3/9/06, William (Bill) Froelich <wfroelich at dbsnow.com > wrote:
I'm just getting started learning Ruby and Rails and downloaded
the InstantRails-1.0 distribution to jumpstart my efforts.
Unfortunately I am receiving an error "This application has failed to
start because iconv.dll was not found. Re-installing the application
may fix the problem." when I attempt to generate the default structure
for my test app.
c:\InstantRails-1.0\rails_apps> rails test1
Pops us a dialog box with the error message but then appears to
work. I also receive the same error (twice) when executing
While it doesn't appear to be affecting anything yet it is
annoying to have it happening every time I am trying to start things up.
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