On 9/13/05, Nicholas Van Weerdenburg <vanweerd / gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> >
> > --
> > code manufacture & ruby lab at http://www.tua.ch/ruby
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 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
> 

Now if I do "irb" and require "rmagick" I get an error dialog:

ruby.exe- Unable to Locate Component
The application has failed to start because libbz2.dll was not found.
Re-installing the application may fix this problem.

Any thoughts here?

Thanks,
Nick
-- 
Nicholas Van Weerdenburg