[Rubygems-developers] How to install rubygems on MinGW?

Atsushi SAKAI sakaia at jp.fujitsu.com
Fri Jun 6 09:08:59 EDT 2008


Thank you for commenting this.
I agree this is hard to track. and also
My environment instruction is very complicated.
I clean up my instruction and posting again.

Thanks
Atsushi SAKAI


"Luis Lavena" <luislavena at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 8:05 AM, Atsushi SAKAI <sakaia at jp.fujitsu.com> wrote:
> > Hi, Luis
> >
> > Thank your for quick response.
> >
> > I am trying to install rubygems running MSYS console (rxvt).
> >
> > Ruby version is ruby 1.8.4 (2005-12-24) [i386-minw32]
> > Now I am using Windows XP.
> > and MinGW is (from gcc) gcc.exe (GCC) 3.4.5 (mingw special)
> >
> > I do someting wrong?
> >
> 
> Actually is hard to track, from the backtrace references looks like
> you're trying to install rubygems into msys setup, and I suppose
> that's maybe you installed ruby (mingw build) in there too.
> 
> Are you using Rubygems 1.1.1 package from the rubyforge page [1] or
> using the svn version?
> 
> Also, from where did you get the 1.8.4 version of Ruby you're using?
> are you sure is mingw32 and not cygwin? 1.8.4 sounds familiar to me
> for my cygwin battle days, but can be wrong (which usually happens).
> 
> Can you provide me with the list of steps you did until you got this
> issue? (installed mingw, msys, ruby, etc, and where you pick those
> files) so I can pinpoint where and what is the real problem.
> 
> Regards,
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