On 8/25/06, hauserns / gmail.com <hauserns / gmail.com> wrote:
> Should the syslog extenstion be automatically installed if you use the
> one-click installer?  Whenever I require 'syslog' i get the following
> error:
>
>
> C:\ruby\src\ruby-1.8.4_2006-04-14\ext\syslog>ruby test.rb
> c:/ruby/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:27:in
> `gem_original_require': no such file to load -- syslog (LoadError)
>         from
> c:/ruby/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:27:in
> `require'
>         from test.rb:13
>
> I tried to run
>
>
> C:\ruby\src\ruby-1.8.4_2006-04-14\ext\syslog>ruby extconf.rb
>
> but got
>
> checking for syslog.h... no
> *** extconf.rb failed ***
> Could not create Makefile due to some reason, probably lack of
> necessary libraries and/or headers.  Check the mkmf.log file for more
> details.  You may need configuration options.
>
> How should I go about installing the syslog extension?
>

I'd love to have syslog facility available on Windows, but Microsoft
has their own ideas about system logging. I remember there was an
extension that provide you access to windows event manager API.

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