Ruby and OpenSSL: no such file to load -- openssl (RuntimeError)

Robert Klemme
Sun Oct 19 15:58:00 GMT 2008

2008/10/18 Redd Vinylene <>:
> I'm getting this error on Cygwin when trying to run this tiny little Rails app:
> ./script/../config/../vendor/rails/railties/lib/initializer.rb:253:in
> `require_frameworks': no such file to load -- openssl (RuntimeError)
> I have both the openssl and openssl-devel packages installed. There's
> even an in /lib/ruby/1.8/i386-cygwin. I don't know about
> libopenssl-ruby though, it only seems to exist for Debian and Ubuntu.
> Anybody got a clue? Have a nice weekend y'all.

Maybe you got your environment messed up.  Did you try adding
/lib/ruby/1.8/i386-cygwin to RUBYLIB?


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