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I assumed VC6  isual C Version 6. If this is correct, then that does it
for me, as I can't get a copy of that software.
Is this the case even if a run the binary?

Thanks

Victor

On 3/31/08, Jano Svitok <jan.svitok / gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 2:58 PM, Victor Reyes <victor.reyes / gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Team,
> >
> >  I am trying to install RRDtool under MS Windows/XP.
> >  I tried to install the gem and got the following errors:
> >
> >  C:\$user\downloads\Ruby and Friends>ruby -v
> >  ruby 1.8.6 (2007-09-24 patchlevel 111) [i386-mswin32]
> >
> >  C:\$user\downloads\Ruby and Friends>gem install RubyRRDtool-0.6.0.gem
> >  Building native extensions.  This could take a while...
> >  ERROR:  While executing gem ... (RuntimeError)
> >     Error instaling RubyRRDtool-0.6.0.gem:
> >         ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.
> >
> >  ruby extconf.rb install RubyRRDtool-0.6.0.gem
> >  checking for main() in z.lib... no
> >  checking for main() in png.lib... no
> >  checking for main() in freetype.lib... no
> >  checking for main() in art_lgpl_2.lib... no
> >  checking for rrd_first() in rrd.lib... no
> >  creating Makefile
> >
> >  nmake
> >  'nmake' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
> >  operable program or batch file.
> >
> >
> >  Gem files will remain installed in
> >  c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/RubyRRDtool-0.6.0 for inspection.
> >  Results logged to c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/RubyRRDtool-0.6.0
> >  /gem_make.out
> >
> >  I then tried the binary distribution (
> >
> >   rrdtool-1.2.27-w32.zip
>
> >  <http://www.gknw.net/mirror/rrdtool/rrdtool-1.2.27-w32.zip>
>
> >        06-Mar-2008 02:24  1.0M  ZIP compressed archive) for Windows.
> >
> >  But when I try the sample pgm I get the error listed below.
> >
> >  C:\$user\downloads\Ruby and Friends\rrdtool-
> 1.2.27-w32\rrdtool-1.2.27-w32>ls
> >  -al
> >  total 4146
> >  drwx------  2 ReyesV   Domain+Users      512 Mar 31 08:49 .
> >  drwx------  3 ReyesV   Domain+Users      512 Mar 28 15:39 ..
> >  -rwx------  1 ReyesV   Domain+Users   113828 Feb 17 10:26 CHANGES
> >  -rwx------  1 ReyesV   Domain+Users    15405 Feb 17 10:26 COPYING
> >  -rwx------  1 ReyesV   Domain+Users     3693 Feb 17 10:26 COPYRIGHT
> >  -rwx------  1 ReyesV   Domain+Users    60444 Feb 17 10:26
> >  DejaVuSansMono-Roman.ttf
> >  -rwx------  1 ReyesV   Domain+Users     2031 Feb 17 10:26 NEWS
> >  -rwx------  1 ReyesV   Domain+Users     2545 Feb 17 10:26 README
> >  -rwx------  1 ReyesV   Domain+Users      183 Mar  6 01:23 readme.txt
> >  -rwx------  1 ReyesV   Domain+Users   960512 Mar  6 01:23 rrdcgi.exe
> >  -rwx------  1 ReyesV   Domain+Users   959488 Mar  6 01:23 rrdtool.exe
> >  -rwx------  1 ReyesV   Domain+Users     1090 Mar 28 15:59
> rrdtoolTest00.rb
> >
> >  C:\$user\downloads\Ruby and Friends\rrdtool-
> 1.2.27-w32\rrdtool-1.2.27-w32>ruby
> >  rrdtoolTest00.rb
> >  c:/ruby/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:27:in
> >  `gem_original_require': no such file to load -- RRD (LoadError)
> >         from
> c:/ruby/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:27:in
> >  `require'
> >         from rrdtoolTest00.rb:1
>
>
> You need to have VC6 installed and its environment setup before
> running gem install (call vsvars32.bat).
> After you do that, make sure nmake.exe in in your %PATH%.
>
> The binary distribution doesn't contain the ruby extension, you are
> looking for binary GEM, but rubyforge has only source one.
>
>
> Jano
>
>

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