Rails setup

10 Sep

1. Get source code from repository
2. Install Ruby
3. Get RubyGems tarball from rubyforge.org
4. Explode tarball, run “ruby setup.rb” – this will install gems
5. Install mongrel: “gem install mongrel”
6. To run mongrel: “mongrel_rails start”

Note if there are complaints about RMagick/ImageMagick:
(e.g.: “/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rmagick-2.5.2/lib/RMagick2.so: libMagickCore.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory – /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rmagick-2.5.2/lib/RMagick2.so (LoadError)”)

  • Get the ImageMagick tarball
  • cd ImageMagick-xxx
  • ./configure
  • make
  • sudo make install
  • sudo gem install rmagick
  • export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:/usr/local/lib
  • mongrel_rails start
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