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curb x mac osx
macbook:foo $ sudo find / -name curl
macbook:curb-0.7.16 vpereira$ rake compile
WARNING: 'require 'rake/rdoctask'' is deprecated. Please use 'require 'rdoc/task' (in RDoc 2.4.2+)' instead.
at /Users/foo/.rvm/gems/ruby-1.9.2-p290@global/gems/rake-
/Users/foo/.rvm/rubies/ruby-1.9.2-p290/lib/ruby/1.9.1/rdoc/task.rb:30: warning: already initialized constant Task
/Users/foo/.rvm/rubies/ruby-1.9.2-p290/bin/ruby extconf.rb
checking for curl-config... yes
checking for curlinfo_redirect_time... *** extconf.rb failed ***
Could not create Makefile due to some reason, probably lack of
necessary libraries and/or headers. Check the mkmf.log file for more
details. You may need configuration options.
Provided configuration options:
Tasks: TOP => compile => ext/curb_core.bundle => ext/Makefile
(See full trace by running task with --trace)
macbook:~ foo$ more /Users/foo/.rvm/gems/ruby-1.9.2-p290/gems/curb-0.8.0/ext/mkmf.log
find_executable: checking for curl-config... -------------------- yes
"/usr/bin/gcc-4.2 -o conftest -I/Users/foo/.rvm/rubies/ruby-1.9.2-p290/include/ruby-1.9.1/x86_64-darwin10.8.0 -I/Users/foo/.rvm/rubies/ruby-1.9.2-p290/include/ruby-1.9.1/ruby/backward -I/Users/foo/.rvm/rubies/ruby-1.9.2-p290/include/ruby-1.9.1 -I. -D_XOPEN_SOURCE -D_DARWIN_C_SOURCE -O3 -ggdb -Wextra -Wno-unused-parameter -Wno-parentheses -Wpointer-arith -Wwrite-strings -Wno-missing-field-initializers -Wshorten-64-to-32 -Wno-long-long -fno-common -pipe -I/opt/local/include -g conftest.c -L. -L/Users/vpereira/.rvm/rubies/ruby-1.9.2-p290/lib -L. -L/usr/local/lib -lruby.1.9.1-static -lpthread -ldl -lobjc -L/opt/local/lib -lcurl -L/opt/local/lib -L/opt/local/lib -L/opt/local/lib -lidn -lssl -lcrypto -lssl -lcrypto -lz -lz"
gcc-4.2: error trying to exec '/usr/bin/i686-apple-darwin11-gcc-4.2.1': execvp: No such file or directory
checked program was:
/* begin */
1: #include "ruby.h"
3: int main() {return 0;}
/* end */

please try: brew install curl

and then retry installing curb


This doesn't look like a curl issue and vpereira doesn't say that he has homebrew installed. Line 52 is telling:

gcc-4.2: error trying to exec '/usr/bin/i686-apple-darwin11-gcc-4.2.1': execvp: No such file or directory

vpereira, can you please provide the output of ls -lha /usr/bin/gcc* && which gcc && gcc --version? It looks like you're pointing to a version of gcc that isn't installed. Latest Xcode provided version of gcc is 4.2.1, but /usr/bin/gcc defaults to llvm, not gcc. You might have a stale macports configuration or something kicking around. Was this a system you upgraded from Snow Leopard to Lion?

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