[Rubygems-developers] Problem with Zlib on Windows again...

Austin Ziegler halostatue at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 21:12:37 EDT 2005

The gem for PDF::Writer seems to have broken Gems on Windows. I seem
to do this, don't I?

I will be posting a warning to the maililng list.


C:\home>gem --debug install pdf-writer

C:\home>"C:\Apps\Ruby\bin\ruby.exe" "C:\Apps\Ruby\bin\gem" --debug
install pdf-writer
Exception `Errno::ENOENT' at C:/Apps/Ruby/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/config
_file.rb:12 - No such file or directory - C:\Documents and
Attempting local installation of 'pdf-writer'
Local gem file not found: pdf-writer*.gem
Attempting remote installation of 'pdf-writer'
Exception `Zlib::BufError' at
C:/Apps/Ruby/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/package.rb:347 - buffer
ERROR:  While executing gem ... (Zlib::BufError)
    buffer error
removing C:/DOCUME~1/Austin/LOCALS~1/Temp/open-uri2096.0...done

Austin Ziegler * halostatue at gmail.com
               * Alternate: austin at halostatue.ca

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