Monday, April 5, 2010

Installing Rails 3 on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Recently, I was installing Rails3 on my Debian unstable machine and I noticed an error that was really strange.

Here was the error:

ERROR NameError: uninitialized constant ActiveResource::Base

The problem ended up being that I was missing this deb file:


I have seen posts from people proclaiming that uninstalling old versions of activeresource would do the trick, but I reinstalled activeresource-2.3.5 gem after Rails 3 starting working again without a failure. I hate cryptic errors like that.

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