[Rubygems-developers] /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:21:in `require__': No such file to load -- zlib

Andrew Cranson cranky at transnexis.com
Wed Aug 3 11:33:36 EDT 2005


I'm unfortunately still having no luck. Any ideas would be very much
appreciated. Would it be possible to perhaps forward a copy of your Fedora
./configure output Austin so I can see if there are any differences?


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    Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2005 16:55:43 -0400 (EDT)
    From: chad at chadfowler.com
Reply-To: rubygems-developers at rubyforge.org
Subject: Re: [Rubygems-developers] 
`require__': No such file to load -- zlib
      To: rubygems-developers at rubyforge.org

>>> Some OS repackagers break Ruby. Debian used to be the worst culprit,
>>> but you'll want to make sure you have zlib and ruby-zlib (or something
>>> like that) installed, as these *are* parts of core Ruby but some folks
>>> don't see fit to install them with the core Ruby language.
>>> -austin
>> Thank you for responding Austin. I compiled and installed ruby, fcgi and
>> mod_fastcgi from source rather than using RPM's. I have zlib RPM
>> installed.
>> Would I need to install ruby-zlib manually from source, or should it be
>> part of
>> the ruby installation?
>> Thanks,
>> __
> Hi!  On Redhat, you probably need to have something like zlib-devel or the
> Ruby compile
> wouldn't end up being able to compile the zlib module.  You might want to
> check the compile log
> to see what happened during the configure.  My bet is that you don't have
> the necessary -devel packages for RHES, though I'm far from being a Redhat
> expert.
> On a Fedora system I have access to, I have this: zlib-devel-
> (rpm -qa|grep zlib)
> Chad
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