praveen@praveen-laptop:~$ rvm install ree
Installing Ruby Enterprise Edition from source to: /home/praveen/.rvm/rubies/ree-1.8.7-2011.03
ree-1.8.7-2011.03 - #fetching (ruby-enterprise-1.8.7-2011.03)
% Total % Received % Xferd Average Speed Time Time Time Current
Dload Upload Total Spent Left Speed
100 184 100 184 0 0 107 0 0:00:01 0:00:01 --:--:-- 567
100 7713k 100 7713k 0 0 32397 0 0:04:03 0:04:03 --:--:-- 33764
ree-1.8.7-2011.03 - #extracting ruby-enterprise-1.8.7-2011.03 to /home/praveen/.rvm/src/ree-1.8.7-2011.03
Applying patch 'tcmalloc' (located at /home/praveen/.rvm/patches/ree/1.8.7/tcmalloc.patch)
Applying patch 'stdout-rouge-fix' (located at /home/praveen/.rvm/patches/ree/1.8.7/stdout-rouge-fix.patch)
Applying patch 'no_sslv2' (located at /home/praveen/.rvm/patches/ree/1.8.7/no_sslv2.diff)
ree-1.8.7-2011.03 - #installing
ERROR: Error running './installer -a /home/praveen/.rvm/rubies/ree-1.8.7-2011.03 --dont-install-useful-gems ', please read /home/praveen/.rvm/log/ree-1.8.7-2011.03/install.log
ERROR: There has been an error while trying to run the ree installer. Halting the installation.
and now that you will follow the log you will notice some dependencies not met and hence installation failed, some thing like this.
Checking for required software...but as per suggestion
* C compiler... found at /usr/bin/gcc
* C++ compiler... found at /usr/bin/g++
* The 'make' tool... found at /usr/bin/make
* The 'patch' tool... found at /usr/bin/patch
* Zlib development headers... not found
* OpenSSL development headers... not found
* GNU Readline development headers... not found
* To install GNU Readline development headers:Package libreadline5-dev is not available, but is referred to by another package.
Please run apt-get install libreadline5-dev as root.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source.
So instead install libreadline-gplv2-dev
* To install GNU Readline development headers:And you are good to go :)
Please run apt-get install libreadline-gplv2-dev as root.
These information are not tough to find but summarizing it just in case some body is in need of it in a quicky!