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From Antoine Toulme <anto...@lunar-ocean.com>
Subject Re: Install Woes on Windows 7 64bit with RubyInstaller for Windows
Date Mon, 20 Sep 2010 17:21:32 GMT
1.2.8 failed for me with Scala throwing CNF exceptions.

On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 09:36, Alex Boisvert <alex.boisvert@gmail.com>wrote:

> I think it would be wise (and compassionate) to only depend on rjb versions
> having pre-compiled binaries for Windows.
>
> It is too late to upgrade to rjb 1.2.8 for Buidlr 1.4.2?   I know you tried
> 1.2.8 ... did it work for you?
>
> alex
>
> On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 8:21 AM, Antoine Toulme <antoine@lunar-ocean.com>wrote:
>
>> We use rjb 1.2.5. You will need to compile rjb always because it contains
>> native extensions.
>>
>> If you want a better experience, either ditch Windows or use JRuby. We
>> also
>> make a all-in-one package available on the rubyforge site.
>>
>> We will update our installation instructions in the coming months by
>> adapting them to rvm environments.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Antoine
>>
>> 2010/9/20 Khristian Alexander Schönrock <der.kosak@gmail.com>
>>
>> >  I ran into the same problem some time ago. I solved it by downloading a
>> > rjb gem which included the native extension (1.2.5, I think) and edited
>> the
>> > version number to the one buildr wanted (1.2.6). Installed the hacked
>> rjb
>> > gem, then buildr, without problems.
>> >
>> > Em 20/09/2010 12:09, Samuel Ecko escreveu:
>> >
>> >  Just wanted to report my installation issues with Buildr on my Windows
>> >> 7 64bit machine and how I worked around them.
>> >>
>> >> I am new to Buildr and Ruby, so I'm not sure if the problems are
>> >> specific to my computer and/or OS or not. I tried to follow the
>> >> install instructions from the Buildr website
>> >> (http://buildr.apache.org/installing.html#windows) and downloaded
>> >> RubyInstaller for Windows 1.8.7 (and rolled back to 1.8.6 when I ran
>> >> into troubles).
>> >>
>> >> To me it seems that Buildr 1.4.1 requires version 1.2.5 of rjb
>> >> (Ruby-Java-Bridge), but the standard gems repository does not have a
>> >> pre-compiled package for 1.2.5, only for the latest version 1.2.8. See
>> >> http://rubygems.org/gems/rjb/versions. This is why installing Buildr
>> >> with the platform --platform=mswin32 switch will trigger a compile of
>> >> rjb which subsequently fails without a C compiler being present on the
>> >> system.
>> >>
>> >> The RubyInstaller for Windows cannot compile Ruby gems by default, and
>> >> fails with a rather obscure message pointing in the wrong direction,
>> >> more precisely the check for jni.h in the JAVA_HOME / include
>> >> directory fails and a Ruby noob like me would assume a problem with
>> >> the Java install or some permission problem. Google did not really
>> >> help (quickly).
>> >>
>> >> What did the trick for me was to install the 'DevKit' from the
>> >> RubyInstaller for W. website. Version 4.5.0 failed with a different
>> >> error message ('long long long is too long'), but with 3.4.5 I was
>> >> finally able to compile rjb 1.2.5 and install Buildr 1.4.1.
>> >>
>> >> Other steps I took that might or might not have affected the outcome
>> >> of the install
>> >> - use 32bit JDK instead of 64bit
>> >> - set JAVA_HOME to 8.3 character file name, e.g.
>> >> c:\progra~2\java\jdk1.6.0_21
>> >> - install Ruby into a directory path that does not contain spaces
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Hope my email will help other Buildr/Ruby noobs and/or maybe help
>> >> solve the dependency problem (if there actually is one ;))
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Samuel Ecko
>> >>
>> >
>> >
>>
>
>

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