user2997249 user2997249 - 3 years ago 240
Ruby Question

can't install libxml-ruby for rails 2.3.14

I'm getting this error when executing 'bundle install':

..........

Installing libxml-ruby (2.7.0)
Gem::Installer::ExtensionBuildError: ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.

/home/ubuntu/.rvm/rubies/ruby-1.8.7-p374/bin/ruby extconf.rb
checking for socket() in -lsocket... no
checking for gethostbyname() in -lnsl... yes
checking for atan() in -lm... no
checking for atan() in -lm... yes
checking for inflate() in -lz... yes
checking for iconv_open() in -liconv... no
checking for libiconv_open() in -liconv... no
checking for libiconv_open() in -llibiconv... no
checking for iconv_open() in -llibiconv... no
checking for iconv_open() in -lc... yes
checking for xmlParseDoc() in -lxml2... no
checking for xmlParseDoc() in -llibxml2... no
checking for xmlParseDoc() in -lxml2... no
*** 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.

Provided configuration options:
--with-opt-dir
--without-opt-dir
--with-opt-include
--without-opt-include=${opt-dir}/include
--with-opt-lib
--without-opt-lib=${opt-dir}/lib
--with-make-prog
--without-make-prog
--srcdir=.
--curdir
--ruby=/home/ubuntu/.rvm/rubies/ruby-1.8.7-p374/bin/ruby
--with-iconv-dir
--without-iconv-dir
--with-iconv-include
--without-iconv-include=${iconv-dir}/include
--with-iconv-lib
--without-iconv-lib=${iconv-dir}/lib
--with-zlib-dir
--without-zlib-dir
--with-zlib-include
--without-zlib-include=${zlib-dir}/include
--with-zlib-lib
--without-zlib-lib=${zlib-dir}/lib
--with-socketlib
--without-socketlib
--with-nsllib
--without-nsllib
--with-mlib
--without-mlib
--with-mlib
--without-mlib
--with-zlib
--without-zlib
--with-iconvlib
--without-iconvlib
--with-iconvlib
--without-iconvlib
--with-libiconvlib
--without-libiconvlib
--with-libiconvlib
--without-libiconvlib
--with-clib
--without-clib
--with-xml2-config
--without-xml2-config
--with-xml2-dir
--without-xml2-dir
--with-xml2-include
--without-xml2-include=${xml2-dir}/include
--with-xml2-lib
--without-xml2-lib=${xml2-dir}/lib
--with-xml2lib
--without-xml2lib
--with-libxml2lib
--without-libxml2lib
--with-xml2lib
--without-xml2lib
extconf failure: need libxml2.

Install the library or try one of the following options to extconf.rb:

--with-xml2-config=/path/to/xml2-config
--with-xml2-dir=/path/to/libxml2
--with-xml2-lib=/path/to/libxml2/lib
--with-xml2-include=/path/to/libxml2/include



Gem files will remain installed in /home/ubuntu/.rvm/gems/ruby-1.8.7-p374@ieasy/gems/libxml-ruby-2.7.0 for inspection.
Results logged to /home/ubuntu/.rvm/gems/ruby-1.8.7-p374@ieasy/gems/libxml-ruby-2.7.0/ext/libxml/gem_make.out

An error occurred while installing libxml-ruby (2.7.0), and Bundler cannot continue.
Make sure that `gem install libxml-ruby -v '2.7.0'` succeeds before bundling.


Not really sure what's wrong here. This is working on my other box with the same ruby and rails version.

Been trying to figure this out but with no luck.

Please help. :( .. thanks!

Answer Source

Try install/reinstalled libxslt with a default ./configure run

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