Cucumber Gem install problem

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19 Jul, 2012 12:11 PM

Hi Team,
I get the following error when i try to install Cucumber gem on my PC. I havei installed Ruby1.8.7. version.

C:\Ruby187\bin>gem install cucumber -v 1.2.1
Temporarily enhancing PATH to include DevKit...
Building native extensions. This could take a while...
ERROR: Error installing cucumber:

    ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.
    C:/Ruby187/bin/ruby.exe extconf.rb

creating Makefile

'make' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.

Gem files will remain installed in C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/json-1.7.3
for inspection.
Results logged to C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/json-1.7.3/ext/json/ext/pars

Please help me.

Thanks in advance,

  1. 1 Posted by Luis Lavena on 19 Jul, 2012 12:47 PM

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    Please take a look to the troubleshooting page of RubyInstaller:

    Most likely there is something interfering with you installation and is failing to find the proper executables.

    This could be caused by manual relocation of DevKit or removal of it.

    You can post your Ruby on Windows related questions to RubyInstaller group:!forum/rubyinstaller

    Will keep this open just for now, but it will be much better if you join RubyInstaller group and post there.

  2. 2 Posted by Sophia on 20 Jul, 2012 07:34 AM

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    Hi Luis Lavena,
    As you said I have tried the solutions in the troubleshooting page of RubyInstaller but it didnt work. I have now posted it in the RubyInstaller group as you directed me. Hope I get a solution soon.

  3. 3 Posted by Luis Lavena on 20 Jul, 2012 12:34 PM

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    Sopia, already responded there, please verify the points I've asked and let us know.

    Closing this out, let's follow up on the list.

  4. Luis Lavena closed this discussion on 20 Jul, 2012 12:34 PM.

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