[MacRuby-devel] hpricot and MacRuby

Gavin Bell me at gavinbell.com
Tue Apr 21 15:12:25 PDT 2009

Hi Steve
Known problem
see http://lists.macosforge.org/pipermail/macruby-devel/2009-February/001183.html

Planned for 0.5 iirc
just joined the list myself and was browsing the archives
On 21 Apr 2009, at 23:00, s.ross wrote:

> I've been toying around with MacRuby and I'm particularly interested  
> in the MVC stuff that's been mentioned of late. I decided to do a  
> proof of concept that consumes an XML-RPC Web service and wanted to  
> parse it using hpricot. But... the gem won't build. Questions: Is it  
> just me or has this been an issue for others? If it's just me, any  
> ideas how to get the gem to build?
> Here's the error
> $ sudo macgem install hpricot
> Password:
> Building native extensions.  This could take a while...
> ERROR:  Error installing hpricot:
> 	ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.
> /Library/Frameworks/MacRuby.framework/Versions/0.4/usr/bin/macruby  
> extconf.rb install hpricot
> checking for main() in -lc... *** extconf.rb failed ***
> Could not create Makefile due to some reason, probably lack of
> necessary libraries and/or headers.  Check the mkmf.log file for more
> details.  You may need configuration options.
> Thanks,
> Steve
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