On Fri, 26 Dec 2003 08:57:06 -0700, Joseph Paish wrote:

> has anyone successfully installed dbdbd?  this program has just the
> right level of simplicity and power for what i want to do (manage a
> small to medium-sized flat file database).
> 
> i have downloaded and unzipped it onto my single-user machine and when i
> try and install it using "ruby install.rb" as root (as per the
> documentation included with the program) i get the following error
> message :
> 
> install.rb:10: undefined method '+' for nil (Name Error)
> 
> line 10 in install.rb looks like this : dest =
> Config::CONFIG["sitelibdir"] + File::SEPARATOR + source
> 
> am i missing a library i need in order to install this program?  or is
> it something else that is so obvious that i'm not seeing it?
> 
> thanks
> 
> joe
> 
> ps. i am running ruby 1.6.2 on linux.

1.6.2? Really? It's possible that such an old version of Ruby didn't
define the 'sitelibdir' entry. I'd try upgrading to 1.8.1 and then
installing dbdbd.