On 4 Aug 2008, at 14:18, Tom Cloyd wrote:

> [on Kubuntu Linux 8.04.1, with Ruby 1.8.6 and latest rubygems]
>
> I think the installation routine was looking for sqlite3.h and  
> couldn't find it, but I may be way off. I'm clearly beyond my  
> comfort/knowledge boundary...again. Here's the first part of the  
> console output:
>
You probably need the libsqlite3-dev package.

Fred
> ===
> tomc@tomc-desktop:~/Ruby-work$ sudo gem install sqlite3-ruby
> [sudo] password for tomc:
> Building native extensions.  This could take a while...
> ERROR:  Error installing sqlite3-ruby:
>        ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.
>
> /usr/local/bin/ruby extconf.rb install sqlite3-ruby
> checking for fdatasync() in -lrt... yes
> checking for sqlite3.h... no
> *** extconf.rb failed ***
> Could not create Makefile due to some reason, probably lack of
> necessary libraries and/or headers.  Check the mkmf.log file for more
> details.  You may need configuration options.
> .
> .
> .
> ===
>
> I'm installing this for use with Radiant, if that matters, as  
> advised by http://wiki.radiantcms.org/Installation - "If you are  
> using a newer version of SQLite3, make sure you have the latest  
> version of sqlite3-ruby (1.2.1), or you will have problems with NULL  
> fields."
>
> IF it needs sqlite3.h (which I confirmed is not to be found in my  
> file system), where do I get it, and where do I put it? It's not in  
> the Adept package manager.
>
> Thanks for any help, which is much needed at this point.
>
> t.
>
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