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Charles Hixson wrote:

| This is on a Debian Sid system.  FWIW, I ran rdoc against the
| source tree before the install, without any problems.
|
| the tail of the install reads... install -c -p -m 0644 regenc.h
| /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.9/i686-linux install -c -p -m 0644 regint.h
| /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.9/i686-linux install -c -p -m 0644 regparse.h
| /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.9/i686-linux install -c -p -m 0644 ruby.1
| /usr/local/man/man1/ruby.1 ./miniruby ./ext/extmk.rb --dest-dir=""
| --make="make" --mflags="" --make-flags="" --extout=".ext"
| --extension  --extstatic  -- install cp -r ./.ext/.
| /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.9 Generating RDoc documentation ./miniruby
| ./runruby.rb --extout=.ext -- "./bin/rdoc" --all --ri --op
| "/usr/local/share/ri/1.9/system" "." ./bin/rdoc:59:in `require': No
| such file to load -- rdoc/rdoc (LoadError) ~        from
| ./bin/rdoc:59 make: *** [install-doc] Error 1
| root@mandala:/home/charles/downloads/Ruby/cvs/ruby# which ruby
| /usr/local/bin/ruby
| root@mandala:/home/charles/downloads/Ruby/cvs/ruby# ruby --version
| ruby 1.9.0 (2004-03-23) [i686-linux]
| root@mandala:/home/charles/downloads/Ruby/cvs/ruby#

I solved this problem by copying over the Ruby1.8 ruby/rdoc folder to
the Ruby cvs distribution and re-installing.  This allowed me to get
as far as:
~                       mkexports.rb:
Generating RI...
/home/charles/downloads/Ruby/cvs/ruby/rdoc/markup/simple_markup/to_flow.rb:92:in
`accept_rule': undefined local variable or method `size' for
#<SM::ToFlow:0x426f3bbc> (NameError)
~        from
/home/charles/downloads/Ruby/cvs/ruby/rdoc/markup/simple_markup/fragments.rb:170:in
`accept'
~        from
/home/charles/downloads/Ruby/cvs/ruby/rdoc/markup/simple_markup/fragments.rb:165:in
`each'
~        from
/home/charles/downloads/Ruby/cvs/ruby/rdoc/markup/simple_markup/fragments.rb:165:in
`accept'
~        from
/home/charles/downloads/Ruby/cvs/ruby/rdoc/markup/simple_markup.rb:259:in
`convert'
~        from
/home/charles/downloads/Ruby/cvs/ruby/rdoc/generators/ri_generator.rb:224:in
`markup'
~        from
/home/charles/downloads/Ruby/cvs/ruby/rdoc/generators/ri_generator.rb:153:in
`generate_method_info'
~        from
/home/charles/downloads/Ruby/cvs/ruby/rdoc/generators/ri_generator.rb:133:in
`generate_class_info'
~        from
/home/charles/downloads/Ruby/cvs/ruby/rdoc/generators/ri_generator.rb:132:in
`each'
~        from
/home/charles/downloads/Ruby/cvs/ruby/rdoc/generators/ri_generator.rb:132:in
`generate_class_info'
~        from
/home/charles/downloads/Ruby/cvs/ruby/rdoc/generators/ri_generator.rb:90:in
`process_class'
~        from
/home/charles/downloads/Ruby/cvs/ruby/rdoc/generators/ri_generator.rb:85:in
`generate'
~        from
/home/charles/downloads/Ruby/cvs/ruby/rdoc/generators/ri_generator.rb:84:in
`each'
~        from
/home/charles/downloads/Ruby/cvs/ruby/rdoc/generators/ri_generator.rb:84:in
`generate'
~        from /home/charles/downloads/Ruby/cvs/ruby/rdoc/rdoc.rb:210:in
`document'
~        from ./bin/rdoc:63
make: *** [install-doc] Error 1

Whatever this problem is, something is sufficient that
Ruby-gnome-0.9.1 no longer works with Ruby 1.9:
charles@mandala:~/downloads/Ruby/games/sokoban$ ruby sokoban.rb
/usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.9/i686-linux/glib2.so: [BUG] unknown
type 0x22
ruby 1.9.0 (2004-03-23) [i686-linux]

Aborted
charles@mandala:~/Projects/GtkRuby$ ruby packtable.rb
/usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.9/i686-linux/glib2.so: [BUG] unknown
type 0x22
ruby 1.9.0 (2004-03-23) [i686-linux]

Aborted

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