On 16 =CC=DC=FA=EF=F2, 15:22, Ilias Lazaridis <il... / lazaridis.com> wrote:
> After visiting ruby-lang.org, I decided to get the actual 1.9.2
> version via
>
> http://rubyinstaller.org/
>
> After installation, I tried to install a "gem" with
>
> $> gem install <some gem>
>
> The result:
>
> ERROR: =A0While executing gem ... (Encoding::ConverterNotFoundError)
> =A0 =A0 code converter not found (UTF-16LE to IBM737)
>
> Very frustrating "first contact".
>
> Ruby seems to work fine, only when using "gem" the error occurs.
>
> A workaround:
>
> $> chcp 850
> $> gem install <some gem>
> $> chcp 737
>
> I've queried for a solutions, but didn't found something concrete,
> although this defect seems to be know for half a year.
>
> Is this an issue with ruby, with "gem" or with the rubyinstaller?

This is an issue with ruby 1.9.2 (missing enc/trans/ibm737-tbl.rb)

fixed for 1.9.3:

http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/4738

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