[OSM-dev] [RAILS] The Rails Port
steve at asklater.com
Thu Apr 26 11:41:42 BST 2007
On 26 Apr 2007, at 11:23, Richard Fairhurst wrote:
> Nick Black wrote:
>> So please have a go - this is a great chance to shape the way OSM
>> looks and
>> works. Send questions to dev at openstreetmap.org, and please prefix
>> subject with [RAILS]. I will prioritise answering questions about
>> Rails and
>> the OSM Rails port for anyone who is interested.
> As a Rails n00b, I'd really appreciate some guidance on running
> OSM-on-Rails under Locomotive on OS X (http://locomotive.raaum.org/).
> I did have a look a couple of weeks back but was a bit flummoxed by
> the whole thing.
The problem with mac os is that it comes with an old version of ruby
with some things broken. It also is a bit of a pain to get ruby-
magick installed on a mac. It seems like locomotive abstracts all
What I did was use a couple of howtos to get everything compiled
(rather than use locomotive). You can find stuff here http://
In this one
you only need up to ruby installed, not lighthttpd. You can easily
And then this for rmagick
I'll add this to the wiki page...
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