On May 24, 2011, at 03:19 , Phillip Gawlowski wrote:

> On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 11:52 AM, Alex V. <alex.vpro / laposte.net> =
wrote:
>>> Did you install the development libraries for zlib, OpenSSL, and
>>> readline?
>>=20
>> Uh... no! We have to install them separately?
>=20
> You do, yes. Obviously, even. After all, how else is your compiler
> supposed to know how functions are defined, if not by being able to
> look the definitions up in a development libraries' files?

I don't think that's fair. There is nothing _obvious_ about the ruby =
setup on ubuntu. It's 90% of the reason why tools like rvm exist.