Greg Pederson wrote:
> Can anyone tell this noob what I've done wrong?  I tried to install 
> rmagick,
> but apparently it fails.
>
> C:\InstantRails\rails_apps>gem install rmagick -r
> Need to update 31 gems from http://gems.rubyforge.org
> ...............................
> complete
> Building native extensions.  This could take a while...
> gem_extconf.rb:38: undefined method `exitstatus' for nil:NilClass
> (NoMethodError
> )
>
> ERROR:  While executing gem ... (RuntimeError)
>    ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.
> Gem files will remain installed in
> C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/r
> magick-1.14.1 for inspection.
>
>
> Results logged to 
> C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rmagick-1.14.1
> /gem
> _make.out
>
> Thanks Greg
To install RMagick on Windows, use the rmagick-win32 gem. See 
http://rmagick.rubyforge.org/install-faq.html.