On 9/13/05, Kaspar Schiess <eule / space.ch> wrote:
> Hello Nick,
> 
> > D:\RMagick-1.9.1-IM-6.2.3-win32>gem install
> > RMagick-win32-1.9.1-mswin32.gem Attempting local installation of
> > 'RMagick-win32-1.9.1-mswin32.gem' ERROR:  Error installing gem
> > RMagick-win32-1.9.1-mswin32.gem[.gem]: buffer error
> I can reproduce that on some machines, although not on my testing machines.
> This is an error that somehow floats up trough the zlib library into
> rubygems, there is even code in rubygems to avoid that error, but it seems
> that it has hit again. (search for the words 'buffer' or 'error' in
> package.rb from rubygems)
> 
> I cannot really say how to fix this, I tried for a whole afternoon to no
> success. I guess replacing zlib.so would be an alternative, but I can't see
> where to download one. You could also try to enable the error avoidance
> branch in the above piece of code, maybe that solves the problem ?
> 
> If things get really tough, I can whip together a manual install, although
> that again would be a lot of work.
> 
> Tell me what works for you
> kaspar
> 
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> 
> 
> 

Hi Kaspar,

Thanks to your tip, 

I changed 
if Zlib::ZLIB_VERSION < '1.2.1'

to 

if Zlib::ZLIB_VERSION <= '1.2.1'

in package.rb and it installed ( I think ).

Thanks,
Nick