Bug #8482

native rake gem has broken path

Added by dknight (Amitav Mohanty) almost 4 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Target version:
ruby -v:
ruby 2.0.0p0 (2013-02-24 revision 39474) [x86_64-linux]


which rake has the result /usr/bin/rake but when I try


it fails with the following error

/usr/bin/rake:23:in load': cannot load such file -- /usr/lib/ruby/gems/2.0.0/gems/rake-0.9.6/bin/rake (LoadError)
from /usr/bin/rake:23:in

gem list rake shows two versions of rake.

*** LOCAL GEMS ***

rake (0.9.6, 0.8.7)

However, when I run 'gem uninstall rake' it directly uninstalls rake-0.8.7. Rake 0.9.6 is obviously a native packaged gem. The issue is /usr/bin/rake points to the wrong rake. Installing and uninstalling rake 0.9.6 does not fix it.

When I was trying to install ruby-debug-ide-0.4.17.beta16, it was failing because it was not able to load rake.

Building native extensions. This could take a while...
ERROR: Error installing ruby-debug-ide:
ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.

/usr/bin/ruby mkrf_conf.rb

"/usr/bin/ruby" -rubygems /usr/lib/ruby/gems/2.0.0/gems/rake-0.9.6/bin/rake RUBYARCHDIR=/usr/lib/ruby/gems/2.0.0/gems/ruby-debug-ide-0.4.17.beta16/lib RUBYLIBDIR=/usr/lib/ruby/gems/2.0.0/gems/ruby-debug-ide-0.4.17.beta16/lib
/usr/bin/ruby: No such file or directory -- /usr/lib/ruby/gems/2.0.0/gems/rake-0.9.6/bin/rake (LoadError)

Gem files will remain installed in /usr/lib/ruby/gems/2.0.0/gems/ruby-debug-ide-0.4.17.beta16 for inspection.
Results logged to /usr/lib/ruby/gems/2.0.0/gems/ruby-debug-ide-0.4.17.beta16/ext/gem_make.out

Also, strangely enough, /usr/lib/ruby/gems/2.0.0/gems/rake-0.8.7/bin/rake -V returns the following rake, version 0.9.6.


#1 [ruby-core:55898] Updated by zzak (Zachary Scott) over 3 years ago

  • Category changed from platform/linux to lib
  • Status changed from Open to Assigned
  • Assignee changed from cruby-linux to drbrain (Eric Hodel)
  • Priority changed from 5 to Normal

Assigning to Eric, since it wouldn't let me assign it to Jim?

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