[Mongrel] mongrel install on win32 XP problems
luislavena at gmail.com
Mon Dec 4 17:34:22 EST 2006
On 12/4/06, Andy Koch <andy.koch at pc-doctor.com> wrote:
> I can't get mongrel installed on a Win XP. I keep getting some unknown
> error with this "win32-service-0.5.2". While it states results are
> logged, the file is empty - not much help. I even tried complete
> uninstall of ruby and reinstalled ruby 1.8.5-21. But no luck.
The problem is that mongrel depends on win32-service >= 0.5.0
We (Zed and I) hacked a gem of win32-service for 0.5.0, but win32utils
guys start distributing a source only version of 0.5.2 (which requires
compilers to build it).
Since that, rubyforge removed the pre-build gem made by us.
A workaround that problem is:
Download the service.so from the win32utils project (service-0.5.2-vc6.so):
Renamed it to "service.so" and place it into:
THEN, install mongrel gem.
Hope we resolve that "issue" for the next release, removing the
dependency on the service gem.
> Oddly, I had no problem installing earlier on a Win 2K machine. Is
> there something special about XP?
Guess is that because you already have the gem installed.
> here is output from...
> Thank you
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