On Sep 3, 2009, at 3:17 PM, Derek Mailer wrote:

> computer-says-no:/usr/local/src/rubygems-1.3.5 d$ sudo ruby setup.rb
> Password:
> ERROR:  While executing gem ... (NoMethodError)
>    undefined method `ruby_version' for Gem:Module
> setup.rb:36: uninitialized constant Gem::SystemExitException  
> (NameError)

What is your "ruby -v" info?  Also, can you run it like this:

   sudo ruby setup.rb --debug

Then paste the output somewhere

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