Are the requires really within your class, as your message shows?  Try
moving them above the class declaration and see if that helps.

Jim

burak / lysurge.net wrote:
> Hey,
>
>  I'm VERY new to Ruby on Rails. I was wondering if somebody could help
> me out by clearing up a few things. I've been noticing that stuff I try
> in Ruby will work fine, but the same code in a Rails app won't work. So
> let me post a few lines of code here, and maybe (hopefully) somebody
> can help me figure out why it works in a ruby shell thingy and not in a
> rails app.
>
> Here's the Ruby:
>
>  require 'mechanize'
>
> agent = WWW::Mechanize.new
>
> agent.user_agent_alias = 'Windows IE 6'
>
> page =
> agent.get('https://login.yahoo.com/config/login?login=xxxxx&passwd=xxxxx&tries=1&.src=srch&.lg=us&partner=&submit=Sign+In&.done=http://submit.search.yahoo.com/free/request')
>
> page =
> agent.get('http://submit.search.yahoo.com/free/request?class=Submit&pass=1&url=http%3A//wherever.net')
>
> p page
>
>
> When this runs, it works just fine. When I try it in a rails app, as
> posted below, it doesn't. I'll post the error message too.
>
> class EnginesController < ApplicationController
>
> require 'net/http'
> require 'net/https'
> require 'uri'
>   require 'mechanize'
>
>   def yahoo
>
>   agent = WWW::Mechanize.new
>
> agent.user_agent_alias = 'Windows IE 6'
>
> page = agent.get('https://login.yahoo.com/config/login?
> login=xxxxx&passwd=xxxxx&tries=1&.src=srch&.lg=us&partner=&submit=Sign+In&.done=http://submit.search.yahoo.com/free/request')
>
> page =
> agent.get('http://submit.search.yahoo.com/free/request?class=Submit&pass=1&url=http%3A//wherever.net')
>
>   @data=page
>   end
> end
>
> (@data is just a variable that gets send to the output page)
> I then navigate to the correct page and I get this error:
>
> undefined method `add_header' for #<Net::HTTP::Get GET>
>
> I really don't understand. There are a few other errors that I get in
> Rails that I don't understand either; a lot having to do with
> databases. I'm pretty sure both my Ruby and Rails installations are
> current. I greatly appreciate any help and advice you can give.
> 
> Thanks,
>    Burak