On Jan 23, 2007, at 12:51 PM, Eric Hodel wrote:

> On Jan 23, 2007, at 05:20, Mark Volkmann wrote:
>> On Jan 22, 2007, at 10:48 PM, Eric Hodel wrote:
>>> On Jan 22, 2007, at 11:30, Mark Volkmann wrote:
>>>> RubyGems Environment:
>>>>   - VERSION: 0.9.1 (0.9.1)
>>>>   - INSTALLATION DIRECTORY: /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/.
>>>>   - GEM PATH:
>>>>      - /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/.
>>>>   - REMOTE SOURCES:
>>>>      - http://gems.rubyforge.org
>>>>
>>>> I see that it put "/." at the ends of the paths. It doesn't seem  
>>>> like that should be an issue though.
>>>
>>> You're missing 1.8 in that path (or 1.9).
>>>
>>> What does this say:
>>>
>>> ruby -rrbconfig -e 'p Config::CONFIG["ruby_version"]'
>>>
>>> I get "1.8".
>>
>> I get ".".
>
> That's bad.
>
>>> How did you install your ruby?
>>
>> I downloaded ruby-1.8.5.tar.gz, then ran the following commands as  
>> root, running on Mac OS X.
>> gzip หล ruby-1.8.5.tar.gz
>> tar xf ruby-1.8.5.tar
>> cd ruby-1.8.5
>> ./configure
>> make
>> make test
>> make install
>> make install-doc
>
> Hrm, something has gone tragically wrong then.  Without the version  
> numbers RubyGems can't be guaranteed to work.  I recommend you  
> rebuild ruby.
>
> BTW, what does this say:
>
> $ ruby -v -e 'p RUBY_VERSION'
> ruby 1.8.5 (2006-12-04 patchlevel 2) [i686-darwin8.8.2]
> "1.8.5"

ruby 1.8.5 (2006-12-04 patchlevel 2) [i686-darwin8.8.1]
"1.8.5"

The only difference from yours is that I have darwin8.8.1 instead of  
8.8.2.

I'll try reinstalling Ruby.