On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 8:57 PM, Luther Thompson <lutheroto / gmail.com> wrote:
> Then, I remembered to do 'sudo gem pristine ffi', and now it *does*
> work!
>
>>> And why doesn't 'gem install' catch the error?
>>
>> The gem checks for the library (via pkg-config) and for the required
>> development header. I'm not familiar with Trisquel, perhaps it uses
>> different conventions that are not covered/tested by the gem.
>
> Trisquel is based on Ubuntu. I do have a pkg-config command.
>
> Thanks again...

You're welcome. Trisquel sounds interesting, I'd never heard of it before.

Regards,
Ammar