[Mongrel] Problem getting Mongrel to work with RadRails

Luis Lavena luislavena at gmail.com
Tue Apr 13 15:48:57 EDT 2010

On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 4:27 PM, Jason Fawcett <lists at ruby-forum.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>  I'm very new to Ruby, and I'm trying to learn Ruby on Rails.  I got a
> book on the subject, and I've installed everything according to the
> directions, but I can't get the Mongrel server to work.  I'm using the
> RadRails plugin with Aptana Studio, I've started a new project, and
> everything seems to be setup fine, but whenever I try to start the
> server, I get the following:
> C:/Ruby19/lib/ruby/gems/1.9.1/gems/activesupport-2.3.4/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:156:in
> `require': 126: The specified module could not be found.   -
> C:/Ruby19/lib/ruby/gems/1.9.1/gems/mongrel-1.1.5-x86-mingw32/lib/http11.so
> (LoadError)
>  from
> C:/Ruby19/lib/ruby/gems/1.9.1/gems/activesupport-2.3.4/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:156:in
> `block in require'
>  from

The gem you have installed has been compiled for Ruby 1.8, not Ruby 1.9

You need a gem that is compatible with Ruby 1.9

At this time, I would recommend you install the pre-release version of the gem:

gem install mongrel --pre

Which includes binaries for 1.9

Luis Lavena
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but rather when there is nothing more to take away.
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