[Chicago] Making Website for a Python Class

Oren Livne livne at uchicago.edu
Tue Sep 24 17:37:10 CEST 2013

Dear Ross:

jekyll installed well, redcarpet could not find a header file.


$ sudo gem install jekyll --no-rdoc --no-ri
Successfully installed jekyll-1.2.1
1 gem installed
$ sudo gem install redcarpet --no-rdoc --no-ri
Building native extensions.  This could take a while...
ERROR:  Error installing redcarpet:
         ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.

         /usr/bin/ruby1.8 extconf.rb
creating Makefile

gcc -I. -I/usr/lib/ruby/1.8/x86_64-linux 
-I/usr/lib/ruby/1.8/x86_64-linux -I. -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2   -fPIC 
-fno-strict-aliasing -g -g -O2  -fPIC  -fvisibility=hidden  -c 
gcc -I. -I/usr/lib/ruby/1.8/x86_64-linux 
-I/usr/lib/ruby/1.8/x86_64-linux -I. -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2   -fPIC 
-fno-strict-aliasing -g -g -O2  -fPIC  -fvisibility=hidden  -c autolink.c
gcc -I. -I/usr/lib/ruby/1.8/x86_64-linux 
-I/usr/lib/ruby/1.8/x86_64-linux -I. -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2   -fPIC 
-fno-strict-aliasing -g -g -O2  -fPIC  -fvisibility=hidden  -c rc_render.c
In file included from rc_render.c:17:0:
redcarpet.h:8:27: fatal error: ruby/encoding.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
make: *** [rc_render.o] Error 1

Gem files will remain installed in 
/var/lib/gems/1.8/gems/redcarpet-3.0.0 for inspection.
Results logged to 

On 9/24/2013 10:24 AM, Ross Heflin wrote:
> Oren,
> It looks like the gem installed properly, docs just didn't get 
> generated.  try running the binaries that come with jekyll and see 
> they're available.  If they aren't run
> gem install jekyll redcarpet --no-rdoc --no-ri
> -Ross
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