On Mon, 23 Oct 2006 18:16:29 -0700, Jonathan Wallace wrote:

> For future reference, this is the error one gets when gcc is not
> installed.  *blush*

The proper solution to this problem would thus be to install the package
"build-essential" which pulls in GCC as well as other important tools like
make and the linker.

--Ken Bloom

> On Oct 23, 9:10 pm, "Jonathan Wallace" <jonathan.wall... / gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>  I've just put a fresh install of kubuntu 6.06.1i on my computer.  I'm
>> trying to install the ruby gem termios-0.9.4, with gem 0.9.0 and ruby
>> 1.8.4.  I've used the following commands to no avail.
>> sudo gem install termios --include-dependencies -- --build-flags
>> --with-opt-dir=/usr
>> sudo gem install termios --include-dependencies
>>
>> I receive the same error in my mkmf.log file every time.  Here's the my
>> mkmf.log file from one run:
>> have_header: checking for termios.h... -------------------- no
>>
>> "gcc -E -I. -I/usr/lib/ruby/1.8/i486-linux -I/usr/include  -Wall -g -O2
>>  -fPIC  conftest.c -o conftest.i"
>> checked program was:
>> /* begin */
>> #include <termios.h>
>> /* end */
>>
>> --------------------
>>
>> I've used adept (the graphical package manager for kde) to install
>> libtermios-ruby, libtermios-ruby1.8, ruby1.8, ruby1.8-dev, and
>> libc6-dev.  My mkmf.log shows that I'm missing the termios.h file.  I
>> can see that I have a termios.h file located in /usr/include though,
>> from the results above, I am assuming it is not the correct one.  I've
>> searched google for termios.h, the package contents for ubuntu for
>> termios.h
>> (http://packages.ubuntu.com/cgi-bin/search_contents.pl?word=termios.h&...)
>> and I have no clue what to try next.
>>
>> Any ideas?  Am I missing something simple here?
>> Thanks in advance,
>>   Jonathan



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