On 10-05-18 02:35 PM, Xeno Campanoli / Eskimo North and Gmail wrote:
> Two questions:
>
> 1. How do I install the curl library for Ruby? I thought there was
> one...???
> 2. How come when I go 'gem search curl' I get:
>
>> root@rockhopper:~# gem search curl
>>
>> *** LOCAL GEMS ***
>>
>>
>> root@rockhopper:~#
> ???
>
I just got the following responses trying to install curb and curl-multi:

# gem install curl-multi
Building native extensions.  This could take a while...
ERROR:  Error installing curl-multi:
	ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.

/usr/bin/ruby1.8 extconf.rb
extconf.rb:1:in `require': no such file to load -- mkmf (LoadError)
	from extconf.rb:1


Gem files will remain installed in /var/lib/gems/1.8/gems/curb-0.7.1 for inspection.
Results logged to /var/lib/gems/1.8/gems/curb-0.7.1/ext/gem_make.out
root@rhaptools:~# gem install curb
Building native extensions.  This could take a while...
ERROR:  Error installing curb:
	ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.

/usr/bin/ruby1.8 extconf.rb
extconf.rb:1:in `require': no such file to load -- mkmf (LoadError)
	from extconf.rb:1


Gem files will remain installed in /var/lib/gems/1.8/gems/curb-0.7.1 for inspection.
Results logged to /var/lib/gems/1.8/gems/curb-0.7.1/ext/gem_make.out


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