On Feb 2, 2007, at 14:45, jack / ganssle.com wrote:
> I'm trying to build racc, the yacc-like thing for Ruby. I get this
> error at make time:
> "*** No rule to make target '/usr/lib/ruby/1.8/i486-linux.config.h',
> needed by 'cparse.o'. Stop"
>
> So, looking in that directory there's no config.h. In fact, there are
> only two config.h's in the Ruby distro, one for VMS (which looks very
> VMS specific) and one in ext/nkf/nkt-utf8, which is baffling, probably
> full of Kanji.

$ ls /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/i686-darwin8.8.2/config.h
/usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/i686-darwin8.8.2/config.h
$ ls /usr/lib/ruby/1.8/universal-darwin8.0/config.h
/usr/lib/ruby/1.8/universal-darwin8.0/config.h

> I'm running Ubuntu 6.10 on a Vaio laptop.

Did you use a packaged ruby?  If so, its probably been broken, you'll  
need to find the rest of the pieces so you have a complete ruby.