[Rubygems-developers] help rmagick error on gem install

Luis Lavena luislavena at gmail.com
Mon Dec 29 11:39:58 EST 2008


On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 2:39 PM, Luis Lavena <luislavena at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 1:24 PM, Anmol Anand <anmolanand at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I Had sent this mail to "rubygems-developers at rubyforge.org" without using
>> 'help' in subject and I apologise for my mistake . Please pardon me, below I
>> describe my problem.
>>
>> I have been trying to install Rmagick but have been unsuccessful.People on
>> Rmagick forum told me that the error is a ruby gem error, Please help!!!
>>
>> When I typed the command "sudo gem install rmagick", I got the following
>> error::
>>
>>
>> anmol at anmol-laptop:~$ sudo gem install rmagick
>>
>> /usr/local/lib/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems.rb:274:in `initialize': wrong
>>
>> number of arguments (1 for 0) (ArgumentError)
>> from /usr/local/lib/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems.rb:274:in `new'
>>
>> from /usr/local/lib/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems.rb:274:in `configuration'
>> from /usr/local/lib/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems.rb:520:in `path'
>>
>> from /usr/local/lib/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/source_index.rb:66:in
>> `installed_spec_directories'
>>
>> from /usr/local/lib/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/source_index.rb:56:in
>> `from_installed_gems'
>> from /usr/local/lib/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems.rb:736:in `source_index'
>>
>> from /usr/local/lib/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/gem_path_searcher.rb:86:in
>>
>> `init_gemspecs'
>> from /usr/local/lib/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/gem_path_searcher.rb:21:in
>> `initialize'
>> ... 6 levels...
>> from /usr/local/lib/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/gem_runner.rb:8:in `require'
>>
>> from /usr/local/lib/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/gem_runner.rb:8
>>
>> from /usr/bin/gem:10:in `require'
>> from /usr/bin/gem:10
>>
>> Please help!!!
>> Thanks in advance.
>
> Can you provide more information about your environment?
>
> $ gem environment
>
> Please also run the same command with debug information:
>
> sudo gem install rmagick --debug
>

Also note that for install RMagick you need several headers and
libraries installed in your system.

-- 
Luis Lavena
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