Help me with deploying on Windows
09 Jun 2009, 03:08
Lube R. Lee (1 post)
I am deploying on a vps running Windows Server 2003
I am just at the 2nd step of installing rails and I got this error:
C:\>gem install rails—no-rdoc—no-ri
03 Aug 2010, 03:41
Brian P. Hogan (129 posts)
Hi! I can help with this. Older copies of Ruby will cause this problem.
Here’s the 1.8.6 version: http://rubyforge.org/frs/download.php/71066/rub…
Install this to c:\ruby
For many gems that have native extensions, you’ll want to grab the Devkit.
You will need 7zip to open that archive… drag both folders within the archive to c:\ruby.
Then from the command prompt, do
You should be able to get much, much further.
I wrote that Windows chapter so long ago – very little has changed, surprisingly, but some of hte packages we reference there are kinda old and they (obviously) cause problems.
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