On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 7:58 AM, Jon Forums <lists / ruby-forum.com> wrote:

> > C:/Program Files/Ruby192/lib/ruby/1.9.1/mkmf.rb:368:in `try_do': The
> > complier failed to generate an executable file. (RuntimeError)
> > You have to install development tools first.
>
> The very first thing you should do is reinstall both Ruby and the DevKit
> to a directory without spaces, say c:\Ruby192 and c:\DevKit. Don't
> forget to configure the Devkit and run it's `dk.rb` install script.
>
>
Thanks. He got it working. I think it was the space in the dir name.

Merci,
Hal