Ruby and Mavericks

osx ruby 
28 Oct 2013
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Are you developing in Ruby and have just upgraded your OSX Machine to Mavericks (OSX 10.9)? Are you suddenly having trouble installing or compiling gems? I’ve seen a few articles on the topic, but none of them really worked for me. Here’s what did:

  • ensure you have the newest version of xCode installed from the app store (it’s still free)
  • force-update the developer tools `xcode-select — install`
  • re-install the version of ruby you using
  • If you are using rbenv, it’s as simple as `rbenv install`

That’s it! No need for messing with your symlinks or system libs.

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