Thanks for the help!  Here is what worked:

ruby extconf.rb --with-sablot-include=/home/james/Sablot-0.60/Sablot/engine \
    --with-sablot-lib=/home/james/lib


James

> -----Original Message-----
> From: TAKAHASHI Masayoshi [mailto:maki / inac.co.jp]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 25, 2001 11:16 PM
> To: ruby-talk ML
> Subject: [ruby-talk:18561] Re: Need help installing sablot extension
> 
> 
> "James Britt (ruby-talk ML)" <ruby / jamesbritt.com> wrote:
> > I don't have root, so I've installed ruby 1.6.4, expat 1.95.1, and
> > sablotron 0.60 using prefix=$HOME
> >
> > I managed to get these installed, with expat and sablotron libs  going under 
> > $HOME/lib, but I cannot get past extconf.rb for the sablot extension.
> 
> Is there sablot.h in /home/james/include ?
> 
> If so, try:
> 
>   ruby extconf.rb --with-sablot-dir=/home/james
> 
> or
> 
>   ruby extconf.rb  --with-sablot-include=/home/james/include \
>     --with-sablot-lib=/home/james/lib
> 
> If not so,
> 
>  ruby extconf.rb --with-sablot-include=/home/james/Sablot-0.60/Sablot/engine \
>    --with-sablot-dir=/home/james
> 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> TAKAHASHI Masayoshi
>