[Rubygems-developers] Hello, and how do I tell rubygems to pass params to a build?

Brian Wisti brianwisti at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 11 17:37:44 EDT 2004


Ouch. Sorry about the atrocious word wrapping on this
message. I'll try to be more careful next time.

--- Brian Wisti <brianwisti at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> Rubygems appears to be coming along quite nicely. I
> might have to start monkeying about with it more
> regularly.
> 
> I'm trying to install the FXRuby gem, and it's not
> quite working.
> 
>  $ gem install --remote fxruby
> Attempting remote installation of 'fxruby'
>
/home/wisti/opt//lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/installer.rb:235:
> warning: Insecure world writable dir
> /opt/amazon/content/bin, mode 040777
> extconf.rb:30:in `find_installed_fox_version':
> couldn't find FOX header files (RuntimeError)
>         from extconf.rb:155
> ERROR:  While executing gem ... (RuntimeError)
>     ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.
> Gem files will remain installed in
> /home/wisti/opt//lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/fxruby-1.2.1
> for inspection.
>   See
>
/home/wisti/opt/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/fxruby-1.2.1/ext/fox/gem_make.out
> bash-2.03$
> 
> My question seems pretty straightforward to me, but
> that's because I don't know anything about the
> subject. ;-) How do I pass the necessary
> "--with-fox-lib=/home/wisti/opt/lib/
> --with-fox-include=/home/wisti/opt/include/"
> parameters to fxruby through gem?
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> 
> Brian Wisti
> 
> 
> 		



		
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