ruby setup.rb error

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Ben Sande

13 Nov, 2010 03:25 AM


I am having an issue installing rubygems 1.3.7 on a Windows Vista computer.

After downloading and extracting ruby gems I entered:

$ ruby setup.rb

and got this error message:

ERROR: While executing gem ...(Errno::EPERM)
Operation not permitted - C:/Users/Ben Sande/gem

Any idea how to get past this? Thank you.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Eric Hodel on 15 Nov, 2010 09:23 PM

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    Ruby and RubyGems are not known to work when installed in a path containing spaces.

  2. Eric Hodel closed this discussion on 15 Nov, 2010 09:23 PM.

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