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I'm trying to install passenger module to my nginx web server using the passenger-install-nginx-module installer. Although the rack gem is installed the installer can't find it.

OS: Debial GNU/Linux 5.


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Why mod-flag it just because it's not been fixed to your satisfaction?? – Chopper3 Oct 22 '10 at 17:35
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"Although the rack gem is installed, the installer can't find it."

I guess it might depend on where the gem is installed. Did you install the rack gem with sudo gem install or just gem install? If the latter, it's probably not in a path that the passenger installer is looking in. (If the former, this answer is pointless, but we might as well start with the relatively-obvious, right?)

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I installed the rack gem with sudo gem install. – Roman Prykhodchenko Oct 21 '10 at 16:45

A better way would be to build a custom nginx package (with passenger module compiled in).

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