Hi
>
> That means the ruby-shout gem comes with some C code. The gem
> installation was trying to compile that C code but the compilation
> failed for some reason. That reason is shown in that gem_make.out log
> file.
>
> Usually the problem is that you're missing some C libraries. In some
> GNU/Linux distros, it's common that you're missing a C compiler
> altogether because it's not installed by default.
>
> --
I checked it and found that the the message says it cant find libshout
library..but then i installed the libshout library and still gives same
error. however libshout is installed in ./usr/lib and
/usr/local/lib.could this be a problem?

thanks