On Aug 9, 2008, at 06:44 AM, David Southwell wrote:

> Here is the shell error:
> C:\ ..........> gem update
> Updating installed gems
> Updating fxruby
> Successfulyy installed fxruby-1.6.16-x86-mswin32-60
> Updating haml
> Successfully installed haml-2.0.2
> Updating hpricot
> Building Native extensions.  This could take a while...
> ERROR: While executing gem.... (Gem::Installer::ExyensionBuildError)
> ERROR: failed to build gem native extension
>
> Path was given to gem.make.out file which reads:
>
> C:/Program Files (x86)/ruby/bin/ruby.exe extconf.rb update
> 'C:/Program' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
> operable program or batch file.
>
> At first glance it seems the update script does not specify  path  
> correctly
> specified for platform.
> --------------------
>
> Does anyone know how to fix this?

Update RubyGems (and, probably, everything else) to handle paths with  
spaces.