On Apr 8, 2005 4:01 PM, Aredridel <aredridel / gmail.com> wrote:
> On Apr 8, 2005 1:53 PM, Chad Fowler <chadfowler / gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Apr 8, 2005 3:43 PM, Aredridel <aredridel / gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On Apr 8, 2005 11:59 AM, Tony Targonski <Tony.Targonski / quest.com> wrote:
> > > > Gem installation of fcgi appears to be broken
> > > >
> > > > Building native extensions.  This could take a while...
> > > > ERROR:  While executing gem ... (RuntimeError)
> > > >     ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.
> > > > Gem files will remain installed in
> > > > c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/fcgi-0.8.5 for
> > > >  inspection.
> > > >   ruby extconf.rb install fcgi\nchecking for fcgiapp.h... no
> > >
> > > Do you have the fastcgi development kit installed?
> > >
> > >
> >
> > It definitely looks like it's not installed.  Being on Windows, you
> > will also need a compiler to be in the path, since this is a source
> > extension gem.
> 
> I suppose the gem can't fall back to the pure ruby version? (Can gems
> do this at all?)
> 
> 

No, but that's a really neat idea!

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