On 4/29/05, Richard Kilmer <rich / infoether.com> wrote:
> Tony Arnold posted this on the Rails wiki:
> _____
> 
> Mac OS X Tiger ships with Ruby 1.8.2 pre-installed. However,
> rbconfig.rb needs to be edited if you want to build any gems. (from
> Rich...not gems, native extensions)
> 
> Edit rbconfig.rb
> 
> sudo pico -w /usr/lib/ruby/1.8/powerpc-darwin8.0/rbconfig.rb
> Now remove -arch i386 from the CFLAGS and LDFLAGS variables.
> 
> You will also need to change:
> CONFIG["LIBRUBYARG_STATIC"] = "-l$(RUBY_SO_NAME)-static"
> to:
> CONFIG["LIBRUBYARG_STATIC"] = ""
> _____
> 
> NOTE: This is only important if you are building native extensions
> (not pure ruby ones)...but it does suck when you run into it...so its
> worth fixing.
> 
> Wiki link: http://wiki.rubyonrails.com/rails/show/HowtoInstallOnOSXTiger
> 
> Chad is working on a gem that you can install which fixes this too.
> 
> -rich
> 
> 

sudo gem install fixrbconfig
sudo fixrbconfig

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