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From: Eric Wong <>
Subject: Re: kgio can't build native extension
Date: Wed, 3 Aug 2011 00:13:19 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

Kelsey E <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm a webdesigner working with a developer on a group project. I am under
> the impression that kgio is 1) not needed for the "bundle exec padrino start
> command" and 2) not for windows, just for *nix as per a forum
> post.  however, whenever I run "bundle exec padrino start" it says kgio not
> found in any of the sources.

I have no idea what Padrino requires of kgio, maybe it uses Unicorn (or
Rainbows!)?  If you're just developing and not serving large amounts of
traffic, stick with WEBrick which runs with Ruby and you shouldn't need

> Also, in bundle install kgio is not able to be installed. I get ERROR: Error
> installing kgio: ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.

Is there a gem_make.out file in your gems directory telling you what
the failure is?  Also try just running "gem install kgio"

> Could you please advise how to work around both issues?

What OS are you using?  I can't help with non-Free OSes, but there
are some posts in the kgio list archives for various Unix-like OSes
that aren't officially supported:

Eric Wong

      reply	other threads:[~2011-08-03  7:13 UTC|newest]

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2011-08-03  2:35 ` kgio can't build native extension Kelsey E
2011-08-03  7:13   ` Eric Wong [this message]

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