Ruby and Mavericks

osx ruby 
28 Oct 2013

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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