All posts tagged with 'RMagick'

Handle EXIF data with ruby (and style…)


I use rmagick when it comes to deal with images. I’m not that disappointed like Zed Shaw with rmagick (but Zed is totally right when he points out on page 4: “[…] and is difficult to install (unless your computer is nearly exactly the same as the author’s).”), but when it comes to deal with […]

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RMagick vs. the Rest of the World


Installing RMagick seems to be a major pain in the ass… On all systems i got my hands on. On a fresh Ubuntu Feisty Fawn gems presented me this: configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables Hrmpf, ImageMagick was installed, gcc for sure… What did i miss? 1. sudo apt-get install imagemagick 2. sudo apt-get […]

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Ruby On Rails native MySQL Bindings Vs. RMagick


I’m writing this post in english in hope that more people find it useful… Some times ago i really had bad problems installing the MySQL Gem 2.7 with Ruby 1.8.2 or 1.8.5 in conjunction with Rails 1.1.6 on Mac OS X 10.4 Compilation failed with: Building native extensions. This could take a while… mysql.c: In […]

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FastCGI und Standard Out


Gestern habe ich mich eine kleine Ewigkeit mit Ruby on Rails, RMagick und FastCGI geärgert. Mit kleinen Schwierigkeiten habe ich meine ImageMagick Installation soweit gebracht, dass RMagick und Rails problemlos funktionierten. Ziel war ein Imageupload mit anschliessender Verarbeitung durch RMagick. Da nicht immer eine temporäre Datei beim Upload ensteht, habe ich mich an ein Tutorial […]

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