itenzo — 2012-04-26T09:06:20-04:00 — #1
Does any one know what this error mean... I am trying to install rails gem on mac os x from the terminal issuing this command:
sudo gem install rails
and I'm getting this error:
Building native extensions. This could take a while...
ERROR: Error installing rails:
ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.
mkmf.rb can't find header files for ruby at /System/Library/Frameworks/Ruby.framework/Versions/1.8/usr/lib/ruby/ruby.h
Gem files will remain installed in /Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/json-1.6.6 for inspection.
Results logged to /Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/json-1.6.6/ext/json/ext/generator/gem_make.out
I have no clue as what all this mean. Please help.
scannon — 2012-04-26T13:03:13-04:00 — #2
I don't use OSX but is it necessary to use sudo? Try running just gem install rails.
Also, check out this guide, it should get you moving in the right direction! http://pragmaticstudio.com/blog/2010/9/23/install-rails-ruby-mac
t_ridge — 2012-05-03T00:29:28-04:00 — #3
Please see this link, it may be related to your issue:
mittineague — 2014-09-18T21:16:41-04:00 — #4
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