Luc Juggery wrote:
> Hello Bill,
>
> I guess it should not installed......
>
> C:\temp\Ruby\graph>"c:\ruby\bin\ruby.exe" "c:\ruby\bin\gem" list hoe
> *** LOCAL GEMS ***
> C:\temp\Ruby\graph>
>
> I have installed it and a couple of other gems required.
> Then I tried to installed RMagick and got the following:
>
> -----
> C:\Documents and Settings\x0001027\Desktop>"c:\ruby\bin\ruby.exe"
> "c:\ruby\bin\gem" install rmagick-1.14.1
> Attempting local installation of 'rmagick-1.14.1'
> Building native extensions.  This could take a while...
> gem_extconf.rb:38: undefined method `exitstatus' for nil:NilClass
> (NoMethodError)
> ERROR:  Error installing gem rmagick-1.14.1[.gem]: ERROR: Failed to
> build gem native extension.
> Gem files will remain installed in
> c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rmagick-1.14.1 for inspection.
>  ruby gem_extconf.rb install rmagick-1.14.1\n
> sh configure
> ----
>
> I have ImageMagick 6.3.0 installed.
>
> Thanks a lot,
>
> Luc
>
The "rmagick" gem is for *nix installs. Use the rmagick-win32 gem for Win32.
http://rmagick.rubyforge.org/install-faq.html#win