Problem Installing Passenger

Hi there,

I'm trying to install passenger on a hosted server which has
Ubuntu 9.04
Ruby 1.8.6
Rails 2.3.5
Apache 2
I had some trouble with gem install passenger, but went through after installing build-essential which were not on the machine.
First when I launched passenger-install-apache2-module, it complained about Apache not in the correct mpm mode, so I installed mpm-prefork

Now when I relaunch passenger-install-apache2-module, I get this:

Compiling and installing Apache 2 module...
cd /srv/d_prod/home/christophe/gems/gems/passenger-2.2.11
/usr/bin/ruby1.8 -S /usr/bin/rake clean apache2
# /usr/bin/ruby1.8 -S /usr/bin/rake clean apache2
(in /srv/d_prod/home/christophe/gems/gems/passenger-2.2.11)
rake aborted!
undefined method `rakefile' for #<Rake::Application:0xb7c6719c>
/srv/d_prod/home/christophe/gems/gems/passenger-2.2.11/Rakefile:630:in `new'
(See full trace by running task with --trace)

I also reinstalled rake

Any thoughts, anyone ?


How did you install rake? with through gem or through package manager?
Try to avoid gems installation via the package manager, my advice,
based on the experience on Debian(-like) systems with this things is
you have to install only rubygems from the package manager and then,
everything else with the gem command.

Hope it helps.

Thanks Leonardo,
I installed everything with gem

Anyone else ?

try to install 'ruby-devel', in ubuntu it 'gem install ruby-devel' I
Is it helps?